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Smart Rural Community Showcase Award

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NTCA: The Rural Broadband Association
Jun 14, 2024

The Smart Rural Community Showcase Award honors rural communities that have achieved high levels of broadband activity and have used it to support innovative practices in industry sectors such as healthcare, agriculture, education, public safety, utilities, civic engagement, business, and economic development.

Examples of innovative healthcare applications have included:

  • Health information technology
  • Electronic health records
  • Telemedicine
  • Health information exchanges
  • Remote patient monitoring
  • "Store and forward" technologies designed to acquire and transmit medical images and data
  • Traffic-signal-prioritization system to assist local ambulance services

Current NTCA members are eligible to apply.

Geographic coverage
Amount of funding

This award is honorary.

Application process

Links to guidelines and the application form are available on the program website.

Email completed applications to

Tagged as
Agricultural health and safety · Broadband · Community and economic development · Health information technology · Health workforce education and training · Public health · Technology for health and human services · Telehealth

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