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A Public Housing Digital Inclusion Blueprint

A Public Housing Digital Inclusion Blueprint

Christopher Mitchell

May 1, 2019

Our new report details a model developed by Monkeybrains, a local ISP, and the city of San Francisco that successfully bridges the digital divide for public housing residents.  READ MORE


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Tennessee Communities Look Forward to Better Connectivity

Tennessee Communities Look Forward to Better Connectivity

Lisa Gonzalez

May 14, 2019

About ten years ago, we first reported on Johnson City, Tennessee. At that time, the community was in the process of installing fiber to improve reliability for their public electric utility. The Johnson City Power Board (JCPB) discussed the possibility of   READ MORE


Michigan County Makes Broadband A Priority

Michigan County Makes Broadband A Priority

Hannah Bonestroo

May 13, 2019

On April 4th, 2019, the Board of Commissioners of Berrien County, Michigan approved a resolution that formally acknowledges that achieving countywide access to high-speed Internet is crucial to the county’s mission of improving quality of life for present and future generations. Read the res  READ MORE


Talking Rural Broadband, the Internet, and Media with Dr. Christopher Ali – Broadband Bits Podcast 355

Talking Rural Broadband, the Internet, and Media with Dr. Christopher Ali - Broadband Bits Podcast 355

Lisa Gonzalez

May 7, 2019

The Austin, Texas, 2019 Broadband Communities Summit was about a month ago, but we’re still enjoying the experience by sharing Christopher’s onsite podcast interviews. This week, he and University of Virginia Assistant Professor Christopher Ali have an insightful conversation about rural broadband, media  READ MORE


Growing Oklahoma Community Embraces Benefits of Publicly Owned Fiber Network

Growing Oklahoma Community Embraces Benefits of Publicly Owned Fiber Network

Katie Kienbaum

May 7, 2019

Hidden among stories of small town decline are places like Tuttle, Oklahoma, a city of more than 7,000 which has continued to grow in defiance of the dominant narrative. Tuttle, located about 30 miles southwest of Oklahoma City, has experienced a   READ MORE


A Public Housing Digital Inclusion Blueprint

A Public Housing Digital Inclusion Blueprint

Christopher Mitchell

May 1, 2019

At least 100,000 San Francisco residents lack adequate Internet access and miss out on economic and educational benefits. A new model, developed by Monkeybrains, a local Internet Service Provider (ISP), and the city of San Francisco, successfully bridges this digital divide   READ MORE


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