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    Report: Correcting Community Fiber Fallacies

    Report: Correcting Community Fiber Fallacies

    Usually, we ignore the misinformation released by the Taxpayers Protection Alliance (TPA) but their latest efforts are so shady, we felt it was our responsibility...

    May 24, 2017

    The Secrets Behind Partnerships to Improve Internet Access

    The Secrets Behind Partnerships to Improve Internet Access

    A growing number of US cities have broken up monopoly control of the Internet marketplace locally. They’re promoting entrepreneurship, and giving residents and businesses real choice...

    Jul 14, 2016

    Minnesota’s Broadband Grant Program: Getting the Rules Right

    Minnesota’s Broadband Grant Program: Getting the Rules Right

    Minneapolis, MN —In its first two years of implementation, the Minnesota Border-to-Border program distributed $30 million to 31 rural Minnesota communities. But the state has not...

    May 12, 2016

    SandyNet Goes Gig: A Model for Anytown, USA

    SandyNet Goes Gig: A Model for Anytown, USA

    Many of the most beautiful communities in the United States are in remote areas where incumbent cable and telephone companies have decided not to offer...

    Nov 9, 2015

    New Handbook on Next Generation Connectivity From Gig.U

    New Handbook on Next Generation Connectivity From Gig.U

    Gig.U, a collaboration of more than 30 universities across the country has just released The Next Generation Network Connectivity Handbook: A guide for Community Leaders...

    Jul 30, 2015

    Broadband at the Speed of Light

    Broadband at the Speed of Light

    The fastest networks in the nation are built by local governments, a new report by the Institute for Local Self-Reliance and Benton Foundation reveals Chattanooga,...

    Apr 9, 2012

    Breaking the Broadband Monopoly

    Breaking the Broadband Monopoly

    ILSR has released the most comprehensive and up-to-date report about publicly owned broadband networks: Breaking the Broadband Monopoly: How Communities Are Building the Networks They...

    May 3, 2010

    Burlington Telecom Fact Sheet

    Burlington Telecom Fact Sheet

    This Fact sheet was originally published in 2008 but was updated in April 2010. BT is a city department of Burlington, Vermont, which owns a...

    Jul 7, 2008