New York City Announces Visionary Plan to Close the Digital Divide

CTC congratulates New York City on the release of its visionary Internet Master Plan, which outlines the City’s approach to seizing “a once-in-a-generation opportunity to dramatically reshape [the City’s] role in enabling affordable, reliable broadband service for all.” We are proud to have been part of the team that undertook research and analysis to support the City’s development of this singular vision for broadband.

The City’s plan embraces expansive goals for broadband equity. It builds on five fundamental principles (equity, performance, affordability, privacy, and choice) and encompasses innovative strategic approaches—such as maximizing the use of the City’s rooftops, light poles, and other infrastructure.

Read the full report here or the executive summary here.

Published: Wednesday, January 15, 2020 by CTC Technology & Energy