LightTUBe Financially Secure in Tennessee

Date: 19 Dec 2013 | posted in: MuniNetworks | 0 Facebooktwitterredditmail

Tullahoma Utilities Board’s triple-play FTTH LightTUBe, began serving Tullahoma in 2009. The fiber network utility is paying off its city bond debt on schedule reports the Tullahoma News. The network’s income during the first four months of fiscal year 2014 is a … Read More

Dublin, Georgia: Offering Connectivity to Businesses, Schools, Government Since 1999

Date: 18 Nov 2013 | posted in: MuniNetworks | 0 Facebooktwitterredditmail

Dublin, home to 16,000 people, is also home to a network that snakes through the city and parts of Laurens County. In addition to a natural gas utility that serves the region, the city provides connectivity to two area school … Read More

Shafter Network Expands To Serve Local Businesses in California

Date: 29 Jul 2013 | posted in: MuniNetworks | 0 Facebooktwitterredditmail

The community of Shafter enjoys savings, better public safety, and more educational opportunities with the municipal fiber network that we wrote about two weeks ago and discussed in last week’s podcast. In 2006, Shafter spent $200,000 on its I-Net to serve … Read More

In California, Tough Economic Times Led Shafter To Adjust Network Plan

Date: 18 Jul 2013 | posted in: MuniNetworks | 0 Facebooktwitterredditmail

In the 1990s, the community of Shafter, California, began developing its strategic plan; the move would eventually lead them to build a municipal broadband network. The town of 17,000 still depended primarily on agriculture but manufacturers were relocating to the … Read More

AT&T Lobbying Likely to Increase Wisconsin School, Library Telecom Costs

Date: 11 Jul 2013 | posted in: MuniNetworks | 0 Facebooktwitterredditmail

The University of Wisconsin recently withdrew from its contract with WiscNet, threatening the future of the network. Stop the Cap! reports the University bowed under pressure from Republican lawmakers and threats of litigation from the likes of AT&T, CenturyLink, and the Wisconsin … Read More

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