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

Wave of Wireless Connectivity Crests in Enfield, North Carolina

Date: 22 Nov 2022 | posted in: MuniNetworks | 0 Facebooktwitterredditmail

Historically, Enfield was known for its tobacco and peanuts. Today, there’s a new wave cresting in this small rural community in eastern North Carolina. Thanks to a recent $350,000 investment from Connect Humanity, a start-up Internet service provider …… Read More

New York City’s Ambitious Broadband Plan Is A Shadow Of Its Former Self

Date: 15 Nov 2022 | posted in: MuniNetworks | 0 Facebooktwitterredditmail

In 2020, New York City officials unveiled a massive new broadband proposal they promised would dramatically reshape affordable broadband access in the city. Instead, the program has been steadily and quietly dismantled, replaced by a variety of costly …… Read More

Following Through on Transparency: A Broadband Nutrition Label Status Report

Date: 8 Nov 2022 | posted in: MuniNetworks | 0 Facebooktwitterredditmail

The FCC is under deadline to release an order to “promulgate regulations to require the display of” the broadband nutrition label by November 15 of this year. We’ve taken a moment here to re-access the issue, offer a few updates, and… Read More

Study: Low Income LA County Neighborhoods Pay More for Internet Service Than Wealthier Neighborhoods

Date: 19 Oct 2022 | posted in: MuniNetworks | 0 Facebooktwitterredditmail

A new study from the Digital Equity LA initiative lays bare how low-income communities of color are impacted by the quiet business decisions of the county’s monopoly Internet service provider…… Read More

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