Deadline to Challenge FCC Maps Highlights Failed Process

Date: 17 Jan 2023 | posted in: MuniNetworks | 0 Facebooktwitterredditmail

Last Friday was a major milestone in the process of moving $42.5 billion from the federal government to states to distribute mostly to rural areas to build new, modern Internet access networks. January 13th marked the deadline for error corrections (ca…… Read More

CUDs Lead Affordable Fiber Revolution in Vermont

Date: 21 Dec 2022 | posted in: MuniNetworks | 0 Facebooktwitterredditmail

When it comes to affordable broadband, Vermont has always been a trailblazer. From early adoption of municipal broadband and cooperatives to more recent experimentation with CUD (Communications Union District) fiber deployments, the state’s…… Read More

Community Broadband’s Broad Appeal

Date: 15 Dec 2022 | posted in: Building Local Power, MuniNetworks | 0 Facebooktwitterredditmail

On this episode of Building Local Power, Christopher Mitchell and Sean Gonsalves talk about the work that immediately lies ahead for the broad array of communities seeking to free themselves from the unbridled power of monopolistic Internet providers.… Read More

Pennsylvania Bill to Ease Municipal Broadband Restrictions; Experts Say It Doesn’t Go Far Enough

Date: 13 Dec 2022 | posted in: MuniNetworks | 0 Facebooktwitterredditmail

A bipartisan coalition of Pennsylvania lawmakers have introduced legislation that attempts to reverse some of the state’s stringiest provisions hamstringing municipal broadband builds. But experts suggest that while the bill may be well intentioned, a …… Read More

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