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Help Us Celebrate Our 10th, Share Your Ideas for MuniNetworks

Help Us Celebrate Our 10th, Share Your Ideas for MuniNetworks

Lisa Gonzalez

September 17, 2019

We’ve been sharing information, resources, and stories about publicly owned broadband networks for more than ten years!  READ MORE


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Help Us Celebrate Our 10th, Share Your Ideas for MuniNetworks

Help Us Celebrate Our 10th, Share Your Ideas for MuniNetworks

Lisa Gonzalez

September 17, 2019

We recently realized that we’ve been sharing information, resources, and stories about publicly owned broadband networks for more than ten — TEN! — years. Our team has been so occupied helping local communities and working on projects, the anniversary went by wi  READ MORE


Another Massachusetts Town Connects Residents to Fast, Affordable Internet Access

Another Massachusetts Town Connects Residents to Fast, Affordable Internet Access

Lisa Gonzalez

September 12, 2019

Community members in Shutesbury, Massachusetts, are now receiving fast affordable, reliable connectivity in their homes and businesses delivered via their publicly owned broadband infrastructure. It's Happening and People Are Loving It In late August, officials from Shutesbury announced that they expected testing and verification to be  READ MORE


Colorado City Celebrates Launch of Municipal Broadband Network

Colorado City Celebrates Launch of Municipal Broadband Network

Lisa Gonzalez

August 30, 2019

On August 29th, people in Fort Collins, Colorado, gathered together at the city’s Lincoln Center to celebrate the launch of Connexion, their municipal fiber optic network. Establishing Rates Prior to the get together, the utility announced pricing and services for residential subscribers. Symmetrical gigabit Int  READ MORE


Intelligencer Op-Ed: Satellite Internet access isn’t good enough for Pennsylvania

Intelligencer Op-Ed: Satellite Internet access isn’t good enough for Pennsylvania

Jess Del Fiacco

August 29, 2019

An op-ed written by Katie Kienbaum, Research Associate at ILSR, was published in The Intelligencer. Katie addresses the inadequacy of satellite Internet access and why federal funding should go to real broadband solutions. Find the full piece below: The digital divide is about t  READ MORE


Deep Dive Into 5G with PC Magazine’s Mobile Expert

Deep Dive Into 5G with PC Magazine's Mobile Expert

Lisa Gonzalez

August 27, 2019

  When we released our Pocket Guide to 5GHype, we expected to see some reactions from others on the unrealistic expectations about 5G. When this week’s guest contacted us because he disagreed with some of the Pocket Guide content, however, we knew we sho  READ MORE


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