Federal Broadband Funding and the States
In late 2021, President Biden signed the much-anticipated $1.2 trillion infrastructure package to make new federal investments in a wide range of public systems over five years. So… where are we now? Get the latest information from SBLN (State Broadband Leaders Network) as they share information on the Broadband Equity, Access, and Deployment (BEAD) program. Learn how the Federal government is using the $1.2 Trillion infrastructure bill to close the digital divide.
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Current MACTA members are welcome to attend the monthly board meetings. Please contact our administrator, Christine, for details.
This year’s MACTA Conference and Trade show will be a 1-day Hybrid (In-Person and Virtual) Conference.
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Premier Sponsor - $500
Sustaining Sponsor - $225
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This year’s MACTA Conference and Trade show will be a 1-day Hybrid (In-Person and Virtual) Conference including 5 sessions.
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THANK YOU 2023 SPONSORS
We want YOU to join us for our monthly Legislative Policy Committee virtual meetings, second Thursday of each month at 12:30 p.m.
This is your monthly opportunity for status updates on MACTA’s outreach/advocacy project seeking funding solutions for our members.
Bring your questions, ideas, and opinions, and take away valuable information to share with your leadership.
The link will be sent out to all current MACTA members.
“No Film School Required!” Video production tips and tricks for the masses
Attention PR, social media, and marketing virtuosos! Need to make an engaging video with little time, resources, and budget? Social media and public relations staff need to wear many hats, which increasingly involves video production, but they often don’t have the time or resources to dedicate to learning the craft. With this course, you will learn from marketing and video production experts on how to make simple video productions resonate with your viewers and connect with your community. From working with little to no budget for equipment, to simple, current tips and techniques to increase viewership and engagement, you’ll leave the class with resources and confidence to take your video productions to the next level.
Wireless Small Cell Deployments
It’s been several years since the introduction of wireless small cell networks for 4G densification and next generation 5G service in our communities. Let’s check in and see how state and the FCC small cell regulations are working from a municipalities’ perspective in terms of ROW agreements, fees and cost impacts to municipalities, and the use of ROW. What do the latest installations look like now? Are communities getting the benefits from these deployments with improved 4G and 5G deployments? Hear the latest on these initiatives and projects.
The Courts, The Hill and The FCC –
A Year in Review and Setting the Stage for 2024
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