Broadband Heroes

Broadband Heroes Connect Communities

All aspects of the internet experience—from education and healthcare, to communication and commerce—are supported by a backbone of strong and reliable broadband networks. USTelecom’s diverse members are the broadband heroes building, maintaining, and modernizing the networks that connect communities across the nation.

Broadband Investment Forum and Broadband Heroes Awards

Our 2019 Broadband Investment Forum brought together leading national policy makers, business leaders and analysts to assess the opportunities and challenges of connecting communities through continued investment in broadband infrastructure and innovation. We also honored the 2019 USTelecom Broadband Heroes; leaders making distinguished and game-changing contributions to connect our communities.

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Celebrating Broadband Heroes

Sitting down with us at the 2019 Broadband Heroes awards, USTelecom Board Chair Rusty Moore shares how BBT is bringing jobs and connectivity to rural America.


Sitting down with us at the 2019 Broadband Heroes awards, Karyn Smith shares how Twilio is building trusted communications.


Get to know all our broadband heroes:​​​

USTelecom Member Spotlights:

Check out recent releases from our library of member spotlights and get to know some of the broadband heroes working hard toward the shared goal of supporting accessible, thriving and secure broadband infrastructure in all corners of the country.

MVTMoapa Valley Telephone President Brad Lyon talks about his company’s century of service connecting customers in Nevada

Oneida County Rural Telephone’s Jim McCarthy talks about his company’s central New York FTTH expansion and the challenges inherent in regulatory uncertainty.

RiverStreet NetworksRiverStreet Networks President and CEO Eric Cramer talks about their expanding customer base in North Carolina and Virginia and the importance of talented human capital and sufficient financial capital.

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