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Notice of 08/21/2017 Community Broadband Workshop

NTIA, through the BroadbandUSA program, will hold a technical assistance workshop in Des Moines, Iowa on August 21, 2017, to share information and help communities build their broadband capacity and utilization. The workshop will present in-depth sessions on planning and funding broadband infrastructure projects. The session on planning will explore effective business and partnership models. The session on funding will explore available funding options and models, including federal funding.  The Workshop will be held from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Central Daylight Time, at the Des Moines Public Library, 1000 Grand Avenue, Des Moines, IA 50309. 

For further information contact Giselle Sanders, National Telecommunications and Information Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, Room 4889, 1401 Constitution Avenue, N.W., Washington, DC 20230; telephone: (202) 482-7971; email: Please direct media inquiries to NTIA’s Office of Public Affairs, (202) 482-7002; email:

June 28, 2017