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Wireless Communities Best Practices Awards

Award GraphicThe Wireless Communities Best Practices Awards pay tribute to local governments and supporting organizations implementing broadband-wireless solutions for cities, counties and regions.

The 3rd Annual Wireless Communited Best Practices Awards were conferred at the W2i Digital Cities Convention in Washington, DC, on the evening of Tuesday, December 11, 2007. Thera Bradshaw, former Chief Information Officer for the City of Los Angeles, officiated, and the Awards were handed to recipients by Kenneth Fellman, Former Mayor, Arvada, Colorado.

2007 Winners

e-Government Applications
Honoring the best broadband-wireless platform to improve local-government workforce productivity and/or citizen interaction with government. There are two 2007 winners.
• Minneapolis, represented by Lynn Willenbring, Chief Information Officer
• Gangnam District, Seoul, represented by Yun Joong Ju and Won Suk Jang

Economic Development
• Singapore, Wireless@SG, represented by Ang Peng Seong, Deputy Director of the Infocomm Development Authority

Community Momentum Building
Honoring the best public outreach and community organizing in planning and implementing a broadband-wireless infrastructure for a city or region.
• Yuma, Arizona, represented by Eddie Carrera and Greg Wilkinson from the City's Information Technology Department

Digital Inclusion
Honoring the best initiative to provide urban or remote communities with broadband connectivity for the provision of applications and services.
• Beyond Tobacco, Greene County, North Carolina

Honorable Mentions
• The City of Houston received an Honorable Mention for e-Government Applications
• Macedonia Connects received an Honorable Mention for Economic Development

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