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Guide to Federal Broadband Funding Opportunities in the U.S.
Community Networks 18 March 2021

Guide to Federal Broadband Funding Opportunities in the U.S.

This guide offers an overview of federal funding options that could provide financial support to Tribal, state, and local...

Indigenous Communities Must Have Internet Access on Their Own Terms
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Community Networks 20 January 2021

Indigenous Communities Must Have Internet Access on Their Own Terms

A shorter version of this article was first published in the Toronto Star. With the recent launch of the...

Connecting Indigenous Communities: An Urgent Call for Inclusivity, Ownership, and Affordability
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Community Networks 10 December 2020

Connecting Indigenous Communities: An Urgent Call for Inclusivity, Ownership, and Affordability

In October, we held the 2020 edition of Indigenous Connectivity Summit (ICS). Over the last four years, this summit...

2020 Indigenous Connectivity Summit Policy Recommendations
Community Networks 20 October 2020

2020 Indigenous Connectivity Summit Policy Recommendations

Indigenous peoples in North America are pursuing innovative and independent ways to connect to the Internet. They face unique...

Launching the First-Ever Virtual Indigenous Connectivity Summit
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Community Networks 1 October 2020

Launching the First-Ever Virtual Indigenous Connectivity Summit

COVID-19 has moved many of our lives online, and our conversations around how to further broadband access are no...

The 2020 Indigenous Connectivity Summit and Trainings: Register Now
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Community Networks 12 August 2020

The 2020 Indigenous Connectivity Summit and Trainings: Register Now

People around the world are relying on the Internet to keep them connected to everyday life, but Indigenous communities in North...

Tribal Priority Window Extended to September 2 – But It’s Still Not Enough Time to Connect Indigenous Communities to a Critical Lifeline
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Community Networks 31 July 2020

Tribal Priority Window Extended to September 2 – But It’s Still Not Enough Time to Connect Indigenous Communities to a Critical Lifeline

While Indigenous communities across the US battle some of the most brutal COVID-19 mortality rates in the country, they’ve...

The Impact of Internet Access in Indigenous Communities in Canada and the United States
Growing the Internet 31 July 2020

The Impact of Internet Access in Indigenous Communities in Canada and the United States

This report provides an overview of findings to date on the impacts of the Internet in Indigenous communities in...

Indigenous Connectivity Summit 2020
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Online Monday 05 October 2020 – Friday 09 October 2020

Indigenous Connectivity Summit 2020

Each year, the Indigenous Connectivity Summit brings together community network managers and operators, Indigenous-owned Internet service providers, community members,...

A Narrow Window of Opportunity for Rural Connectivity in the U.S.
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Community Networks 23 July 2020

A Narrow Window of Opportunity for Rural Connectivity in the U.S.

As COVID-19 continues to shine a spotlight on the vital role the Internet plays, a short window of opportunity...

U.S. Tribes Have until August 3rd to Apply to Help Bring Internet to Their Communities
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Community Networks 21 July 2020

U.S. Tribes Have until August 3rd to Apply to Help Bring Internet to Their Communities

See how the Makah Tribe launched an emergency network on EBS spectrum during COVID-19 The Makah Tribe has lived...

Statement to U.S. Congress Hearing on “Addressing the Urgent Needs of Our Tribal Communities”
Community Networks 9 July 2020

Statement to U.S. Congress Hearing on “Addressing the Urgent Needs of Our Tribal Communities”

When we can bring broadband to the most remote and hard-to-connect communities, we pave the way for other rural...

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