Boston: Making the Connection Through all its Parts with Broadband. In a Pandemic it becomes Essential
Cities like Boston have struggled to find ways to bring broadband to more of its citizens – let alone supporting the growing needs of its mobile workforce. With the pandemic, the City had to pivot in lightening time to address the ever-expanding needs – but for how long? And is 5G still on track?
Mike Lynch transitioned from public policy and media into an IT/communications job just as the Telecommunications Act of 1996 became law. Twenty-five years later and he’s still doing the same job and loves it…. because it changes every day! He’s responsible for cable franchising, small cell licensing, city fiber deployment & network development, (PEG) access programming and funding. Mike works closely with the Boston Neighborhood Network Media Group and Tech Goes Home, a digital equity initiative in Boston.