Boston Globe Profiles Lafayette; OpenCape Inspired

Date: 18 Jun 2015 | posted in: MuniNetworks | 0 Facebooktwitterredditmail

 In a recent Boston Globe Opinion, Dante Ramos notes that Boston has a reputation as a technology hub. When seeking options and affordability, however, Ramos recounts the successful approach of Lafayette, Louisiana: Today, the top broadband speeds advertised to residential customers in Boston are about one-ninth of what’s available in Lafayette. A municipal network in Boston … Read More

Democratic Energy Media Roundup – December 22, 2014

Date: 23 Dec 2014 | posted in: Energy | 0 Facebooktwitterredditmail

This week in democratic energy, media reports discussed solar developments across the states. ILSR’s recent report, Beyond Utility 2.0 to Energy Democracy, was covered in Utility Dive. Herman K. Trabish writes: “From integrating more distributed generation to pushing electric vehicle chargers and home energy advising, 2014 has seen a number of utilities making big changes to … Read More

Boston Eyes Next-Gen Networks

Date: 2 Nov 2014 | posted in: Media Coverage, MuniNetworks | 0 Facebooktwitterredditmail

The Boston Globe, November 2, 2014 BOSTON – Boston is teaming up with more than two dozen other cities across the country to tackle one of the most complex infrastructure questions of the century: how to ensure the next-generation Internet connectivity that will be crucial for civic success. “Where we stand today does not represent a network that … Read More