The deadline for submissions is September 1 11:59pm ET.
When will the shortlist be announced?
The shortlist will be announced on Tuesday, October 3.
When will the winners be announced?
The winners will be announced at the U.S. Broadband Summit Awards Ceremony on Thursday, November 16 during the U.S Broadband Summit event taking place November 15-17 in Washington, DC.
What is the cost to apply?
The following categories cost $599 to enter:
Best Broadband & Data mapping solution or initiative
Best Municipal Connectivity program
Best use of 5G FWA for Remote/Rural Connectivity
Excellence in FTTH Deployment
Open Infrastructure & Networking Award
Public Services Deployment
Enabling Connectivity - Middle Mile award
Excellence in Wireless Neutral Host Networks
Excellence in Satellite Connectivity
Best Converged Solution - Cable & Connectivity
The following categories cost $299 to enter:
Innovation in State Broadband Deployment Award
Impact Award - Greatest Technical Achievement in Connecting the Unconnected (individual)
Regional Fiber Operator of the Year
Regional Wireless Operator of the Year
Impact in Broadband Affordability
Can I apply to more than one category?
Yes, you can apply to multiple categories, but you must make a separate submission for each.
How can I pay for my entry?
You can pay for your entry using a credit card at the time of submission. Submissions must be paid for by the deadline in order to be reviewed by judges.
What information should I include in my entry?
It is mandatory for your entry to include your contact details, company name, website, overview, and company logo. If you are an agency filing on behalf of a client, please note both parties in the application. You are also encouraged to submit supplementary information to make your entry stand out!
What file formats are accepted?
Please provide the following formats only for company logos: eps, jpg, png, or psd. For other supporting information, we accept PDFs, video attachments may be hosted on a video site such as YouTube or Vimeo, and website URLs to the publicly accessible campaign or the active URL of a landing page.