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Fact Sheet: Frontier Communications Has Failed Rural America

Fact Sheet: Frontier Communications Has Failed Rural America

Katie Kienbaum

November 13, 2019

Despite raking in hundreds of millions in government broadband subsidies, Frontier Communications has failed time and time again to bring reliable, high-speed connectivity to the rural communities it serves.  READ MORE


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Fact Sheet: Frontier Communications Has Failed Rural America

Fact Sheet: Frontier Communications Has Failed Rural America

Katie Kienbaum

November 13, 2019

Despite raking in hundreds of millions in government broadband subsidies, Frontier Communications has failed time and time again to bring reliable, high-speed connectivity to the rural communities it serves. Instead of investing in network upgrades, Frontier has neglected its rural  READ MORE


New Podcast Series Focuses on Benefits of Broadband in North Carolina

New Podcast Series Focuses on Benefits of Broadband in North Carolina

Lisa Gonzalez

November 7, 2019

Last week, we unveiled the new podcast project we're working on with the nonprofit NC Broadband Matters, whose focus is on bringing ubiquitous broadband coverage to local communities for residents and businesses in North Carolina. The ten episode podcast series, titled "Why N  READ MORE


Another Iowa City Votes for Local Authority on Broadband

Another Iowa City Votes for Local Authority on Broadband

Lisa Gonzalez

November 6, 2019

Iowa already has more municipal broadband utilities than many other states and the voters in Fort Dodge decided on November 5th, that that it's time for one more. "Yes" votes came in at around 72 percent of the total while 28   READ MORE


ILSR Offers Insight to FCC on Broadband Data Collection

ILSR Offers Insight to FCC on Broadband Data Collection

Lisa Gonzalez

October 15, 2019

When local communities apply for funding to improve local Internet infrastructure, grants and loans are often predicated on the need to deploy to unserved and underserved premises. Whether it's federal, state, or local sources, Federal Communications Commission (FCC) data determining  READ MORE


Animated Video Series Explores How Communities Can Improve Connectivity

Animated Video Series Explores How Communities Can Improve Connectivity

Lisa Gonzalez

October 14, 2019

In rural communities, large companies often won’t invest in high-quality Internet network infrastructure due to the lack of population density. Increasingly, rural electric and communications cooperatives are filling the void and providing the Internet access small towns and surrounding areas n  READ MORE


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