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catsThe National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) recently released an Introduction to Effective Public-Private Partnerships guide to encourage cooperation in deploying broadband infrastructure.

The publication provides an overview of common broadband partnerships and factors communities should consider in developing a successful partnership model. It also provides examples of partnership models which include private-sector led, government led and joint ownership.

The guide also encourages state and local governments to help enable infrastructure development by promoting dig-once policies, installing empty conduit during road construction projects and streamlining zoning and permitting processes.

Click here to read the full document.