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Honoring Gigi Sohn: A Public Advocate Hero

Honoring Gigi Sohn: A Public Advocate Hero

It’s not every day that you get the honor of presenting an award to someone with such an esteemed background as Gigi Sohn. But that’s exactly what happened this week in Arizona when I introduced her as the distinguished recipient of the Digital Equity Institute Impact...

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Low-cost Plan Model

Low-cost Plan Model

NDIA's Affiliates aim to provide ACP participants with a suitable alternative as the Affordable Connectivity Program (ACP) ends in their communities. Before the pandemic, a few Internet Service Providers (ISPs) offered “low-cost...

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Presenting the 2024 Digital Equity Champions!

Presenting the 2024 Digital Equity Champions!

NDIA & Benton Present Awards at Net Inclusion in PhiladelphiaOne of Net Inclusion’s cherished traditions is presenting the recipients of the prestigious Charles Benton Digital Equity Award. Named for Charles Benton, the founder of Benton Institute for Broadband...

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How You Should Prepare for Digital Equity Grants

How You Should Prepare for Digital Equity Grants

NDIA’s Senior Programs Manager Paolo Balboa led a plenary discussion at Net Inclusion 2024 around the Digital Equity Act and what steps to take to prepare for the grant process.  Click here to access the slides from the presentation.This year, the Digital Equity Act...

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New ACP Transition Webpage

New ACP Transition Webpage

ACP Transition Webpage NDIA created an ACP Transition webpage that provides resources and support for NDIA Affiliates supporting ACP participants as they transition from the ACP program. The webpage covers details about the ACP Wind-Down, talking points for explaining...

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Net Inclusion 2024: Where You’ll Find 1,200 of Your People

Net Inclusion 2024: Where You’ll Find 1,200 of Your People

  Registration Closes When We Sell out or by Jan. 31Whether you know it yet or not, you will find your people at Net Inclusion.   We’re just 21 days away from the biggest (and best, if I may) digital inclusion conference in the United States, and probably in the...

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Advocating for ACP Outreach Grantees During ACP Wind-Down

Advocating for ACP Outreach Grantees During ACP Wind-Down

NDIA along with Five Community Partners File Letter with FCC Representing ACP Outreach Grantees  Since the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) established the ACP Outreach Grant Programs (National Competitive Outreach Grant Program; Tribal Competitive Outreach...

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