• Consumer Demand for More Spectrum Means Big Money

    Kansas City received some big news this week: DISH Network bid just over $25 billion in an effort to acquire Sprint. What drove this offer 13 percent higher than the current offer from Japanese carrier Softbank? At the end of the day, it’s all about spectrum—and consumers’ demand for spectrum (and the data-heavy services that require it) is […]

  • PTI Convenes Who’s Who of Tech Leaders to Meet with Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback

    Last week, PTI hosted an intimate roundtable with Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback and a prestigious group of entrepreneurial and tech leaders from across the state, including Ryan Weber, president of KCNext, Aaron Deacon, managing director of KC Digital Drive (a bi-state initiative to explore civic uses for Google Fiber), and Adam Arredondo, CEO of Local […]

  • Meet the “Faces of the New Economy”

    Technology is changing faster than ever and hand-in-hand with economic opportunity, this revolution is generating new possibilities for Kansas entrepreneurs to work more efficiently, reach new markets, and spur innovation. Over the past few weeks, PTI has been seeking the stories of the entrepreneurs and activists putting high-speed Internet to work for our communities. These […]


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Partnership for Technology Innovation recognizes the importance of a policy and regulatory environment that encourages investment and fosters innovation in technologies that have revolutionized the way we communicate. Through events, educational forums, online communications channels and the media, PTI educates the public and elected officials about the inextricable link between technological advancement and economic growth, trends in innovation, and the infrastructure necessary to deliver the promise of next generation communications.