Unlocking Connectivity in MDUs through Federal Funding

August 6 – 2:45 pm to 3:30 pm

Moderator

Sean Gerner

EducationSuperHighway: Senior Program Director of the Apartment WiFi Program

The demand for robust connectivity in Multi-Dwelling Units (MDUs) is more critical than ever. This panel aims to explore creative strategies employed by various states in utilizing Broadband Equity and Access Development (BEAD) funds and other federal resources to address the unique challenges and opportunities associated with MDU connectivity. Our distinguished panelists will represent diverse perspectives, sharing insights of state broadband leaders from Massachusetts, New Jersey, and Wisconsin and their efforts to ensure households in affordable MDUs have access to reliable, high-speed internet. 

Speakers

Valarry Bullard

New Jersey: Director of the Office of Broadband Connectivity

Josh Eichen

Massachusetts Broadband Institute: Director of Program Development

Alyssa Kenney

Wisconsin: Broadband and Digital Equity Director