News Briefs: Digital Charlotte awarded 2019 Digital Equity Project of the Year by the National Association of Telecommunications Officers and Advisors (NATOA)

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Reposting from the NATOA website: https://www.natoa.org/web/site_issue/issue_detail/85

NATOA Announces Recipients of 2019 Community Broadband and Digital Equity Awards

For Immediate Release
Contact: Tonya Rideout, (703) 519-8035

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – July 29, 2019 – The National Association of Telecommunications Officers and Advisors (NATOA) today announced the recipients of NATOA’s 2019 Community Broadband and Digital Equity Awards, recognizing innovative programs in government, business and local communities nationwide. Recipients will receive their awards at NATOA’s 39th Annual Conference, to be held in Tampa, FL from September 23 – 26 at the Tampa Marriott Water Street.

“As in previous years, this year’s award winners exemplify innovation in community broadband and digital equity,” said NATOA president Mike Lynch.  “We honor these extraordinary communities and organizations for their leadership and commitment to improving broadband connectivity for all.”

The 2019 Community Broadband Award recipients are:

  • Community Broadband Project of the Year: Guadalupe Valley Electric Coop
  • Digital Equity Project of the Year: Digital Charlotte
  • Community Broadband and Digital Equity Innovative Partnership: City of Huntington Beach, American Tower & Phillips Lighting – Smart Fusion Poles

For more information on the awards or recipients, click here.