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Updated Report Shows How Cooperatives Are Bridging the Digital Divide

Updated Report Shows How Cooperatives Are Bridging the Digital Divide

Christopher Mitchell

June 27, 2019

Decades after bringing electricity and telephone services to America’s rural households, cooperatives are tackling a new challenge: the rural digital divide.  READ MORE


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Support Grows for Local Broadband Solution in Falmouth, Massachusetts

Support Grows for Local Broadband Solution in Falmouth, Massachusetts

Lisa Gonzalez

July 1, 2019

People in Falmouth, Massachusetts, met on June 4th to discuss the possibilities of developing a municipal network in their city. About 80 people attended the meeting, which they held at the local library. By the end of the evening, attendees had discovered m  READ MORE


Updated Report Shows How Cooperatives Are Bridging the Digital Divide

Updated Report Shows How Cooperatives Are Bridging the Digital Divide

Christopher Mitchell

June 27, 2019

Decades after bringing electricity and telephone services to America’s rural households, cooperatives are tackling a new challenge: the rural digital divide. New updates to the Community Broadband Networks initiative's report Cooperatives Fiberize Rural America: A Trusted Model for the Internet E  READ MORE


Patriot Act with Hasan Minhaj Features ILSR Broadband Maps and Research

Patriot Act with Hasan Minhaj Features ILSR Broadband Maps and Research

Hibba Meraay

June 19, 2019

Media Outlet: Patriot Act with Hasan Minhaj June 16, 2019 Hasan Minhaj explains how monopoly Internet Service Providers are keeping millions of Americans from quality Internet on his weekly Netflix show Patriot Act.  Minhaj, citing our Profiles of Monopoly report, points to monopoly b  READ MORE


Idaho City’s Affordable Internet Access Attracts Attention

Idaho City's Affordable Internet Access Attracts Attention

Lisa Gonzalez

June 13, 2019

Ammon, Idaho’s open access software defined network has earned accolades from industry experts and been hailed as a model approach for other communities. It has been praised for serving the community, providing reliability, and offering affordable options. Amid news of expansion, the pos  READ MORE


Iowa Town Learns From Neighbor’s Success, Moves Forward With Community-Owned Network Plans

Iowa Town Learns From Neighbor's Success, Moves Forward With Community-Owned Network Plans

Hannah Trostle

June 5, 2019

Vinton, Iowa, is moving ahead with plans for a Fiber-to-the-Home (FTTH) network. This small town is home to only 5,100, but soon it will have Internet service that rivals the largest cities. Broadband Bytes, the blog of the Community Broadband Action   READ MORE


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