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Tilson to Sponsor 2012 Municipal Technology Conference and Broadband Summit 2.0

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PORTLAND, ME (February 13, 2012) Tilson is pleased to announce that it will serve as a sponsor for the 2012 Municipal Technology Conference and Broadband Summit 2.0 to be held at the Holiday Inn by the Bay in Portland on March 1, 2012.

Joshua Broder, President of Tilson, will present on a panel titled, "Economic Development and Innovation." The panel will address a range of topics including why access to broadband is of crucial importance to rural communities, how broadband fuels innovation, and what best practices exist for economic models and modeling. Broder will be joined on the panel by Tom Murray of TDS Telecom, Deb Neuman of the Department of Economic and Community Development, Melinda Poore of Time Warner Cable, and Mike Reed of FairPoint Communications.

"We've worked with numerous private carriers, as well as municipal, state, and federal agencies on broadband infrastructure planning and deployment," said Broder, "and I'm looking forward to sharing what we've learned from these engagements with attendees at the Broadband Summit 2.0 and Municipal Technology Conference."

Contact: Emma P. Lishness at or (207) 591-6427.

About Tilson: Tilson provides IT and telecommunications consulting and project management services for private and public sector clients. Founded in 1996 and headquartered in Portland, Maine, Tilson has satellite offices in New York, New York and Zug, Switzerland. Learn more at