BT Values our Community

At BT, one of our core values is “to define what a local service provider should be.” One of the best ways to do that is by being a good corporate citizen. We work to enhance community services and programs by being an innovative leader in delivering of state of the art, next generation technologies.

"The greatness of a community is most accurately measured by the compassionate actions of its members." -Coretta Scott King

Assistance Programs

EDU-NET – Providing Burlington school students with the internet tools they need to reach their full potential, BT Edu-Net offers high-speed internet service to qualified families at a significantly reduced price.

LIFELINE – Lifeline is a service offered as part of a government assistance program and is available only to eligible consumers that qualify through their participation in the following government programs or through income.
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Digital Inclusion

Connecting Burlington’s children with the tech resources they need at home to excel in school.BT’s ultimate goal of creating Burlington a digitally inclusive community includes:

  • Access: Availability, affordability, design for inclusion, and public access.
  • Adoption: Relevance, digital literacy, and consumer safety.
  • Application: Economic and workforce development, education, health care, public safety and emergency services, civic engagement, and social connections.

Community Connectivity

BT has funded 15+ Free Wifi Hotspots throughout the city for public use, including state-of-the-art, gigabit-capable Wifi at the Fletcher Free Library, Downtown Transit Center, the McClure Multi-Generational Center, Generator, and Ethan Allen Homestead.

Annually BT delivers internet connectivity to support the needs of some of Burlington’s biggest annual events, including:

  • Vermont City Marathon
  • Wine & Food Festival
  • Annual COTS Phonathon
  • SEABA Art Hop
  • STRUT Fashion Show
  • Independence Day Fireworks
  • Maritime Festival
  • Dragonboat Race

BTV IGNITE

Burlington Telecom is a core institutional partner for BTV Ignite, supporting the creation of a sustainable tech eco-system aimed at generating new, well-paying jobs in Burlington and providing professional careers for young Vermonters.  www.btvignite.com