Broadband

Access to fast, reliable broadband is critical to households, businesses, and communities in the modern economy. The ongoing COVID-19 public health emergency has underscored the necessity of broadband access for critical services like distance learning, remote work, telehealth, and commerce.

NGA Resources

Supporting K12 and Postsecondary Virtual Learning Environments

This memo analyzes the need to expand access to and support around virtual learning methods as educational institutions move to online instruction. As schools, colleges, and universities across the country ...
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State and Local Coalition Calls for Federal Broadband Investment

State and Local Coalition Calls for Federal Broadband Investment

A coalition of organizations representing state and local governments released the following statement in response to hearings on the FY 2021 Budget Request for Federal Communication Commission before the Senate ...
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A Discussion On Broadband Access And Education

In this session Montana Governor Steve Bullock and Colorado Governor Jared Polis stress the importance of reliable broadband access for all areas of their states to support education and economic ...
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Broadband Deployment: U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Rural Programs

This webinar will features a presentation from the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) on rural broadband deployment programs and resources. Highlighted in the webinar is the newly launched ReConnect Program ...
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Municipal Broadband Networks

Ms. Marlene H. Dortch, Secretary Office of the Secretary Federal Communications Commission 445 12th Street, S.W., Room TW-A325 Washington, D.C. 20554 RE: WCB Docket Nos. 14-115 and 14-116 (Seeking Preemption ...
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Featured Videos

Governors Discuss Broadband Access And Education


In this 2020 Winter Meeting session Montana Governor Steve Bullock and Colorado Governor Jared Polis lead a discussion on the importance of reliable broadband access for all areas of their states to support education and economic development.


NGA Webinar on Broadband Deployment: U.S. Department Of Agriculture’s Rural Programs


This webinar features a presentation from the U.S. Department of Agriculture on rural broadband deployment programs and resources.  The webinar focuses on these programs’ relevancy to governors’ offices, share best practices, and offer actions governors can consider to support program applications in their state.