Boston Bringing Broadband Ready Ranking To Real Estate

Date: 24 Jun 2017 | posted in: MuniNetworks | 0 Facebooktwitterredditmail

Tenants often don’t know what level of Internet access they can expect in a new office location or home until they are already committed to moving in. Boston aims to change the unpredictability and improve the city’s connectivity by working with WiredScore to establish a Broadband Ready Building Questionnaire as part of the city’s planning and … Read More

Listen: John Farrell Gives Plenary Presentation at NESEA – Local Energy Rules Podcast Extra

Date: 17 Mar 2016 | posted in: Energy, Energy Self Reliant States, Podcast | 0 Facebooktwitterredditmail

ILSR’s John Farrell was a plenary speaker at the Northeast Sustainable Energy Association’s 2016 annual conference in Boston, MA. The conference was held from March 8th through the 10th and focused on advancing the adoption of sustainable energy practices by bringing over 3,500 renewable energy professionals together. John’s opening plenary pinpointed key challenges of our current centralized energy … Read More

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 – March 11, 2015

Date: 12 Mar 2015 | posted in: Energy | 0 Facebooktwitterredditmail

Can one state lead the way for others in sound, smart energy policy? New York is setting the stage. This week, Mother Jones, and others talked to John about getting what we want from the utility of the future. (Hint: utilities may soon be waiting-in-the-wings!) Read more stories from this week, below. New York Just Showed … 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