Cities in Kentucky and Massachusetts Want a Say In Comcast/Time Warner Cable Merger

Date: 24 Oct 2014 | posted in: MuniNetworks | 0 Facebooktwitterredditmail

As the feds continue to evaluate the wisdom of the Comcast/Time Warner Cable merger, local communities in several states are attempting to throw a wrench in the federal approval machine. In Worcester, Massachusetts, the City Council recently refused to approve … Read More

The Birth of Community Broadband – Video

Date: 15 Aug 2014 | posted in: MuniNetworks | 0 Facebooktwitterredditmail

ILSR is excited to announce a new short video examining an impressive municipal broadband network, Glasgow Kentucky. Glasgow was the first municipal broadband network and indeed, seems to have been the first citywide broadband system in the United States. We … Read More

Wheeler Tells Cable Industry He Intends to Remove Anti-Competitive State Laws

Date: 2 May 2014 | posted in: MuniNetworks | 0 Facebooktwitterredditmail

FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler is prepared to roll back restrictions that prevent local governments from deciding if a municipal network would be a wise investment. At the Cable Show Industry conference in Los Angeles, Wheeler told cable industry leaders the … Read More

Montrose Moves Toward Muni Network -Community Broadband Bits Podcast #95

Date: 22 Apr 2014 | posted in: MuniNetworks, Podcast | 0 Facebooktwitterredditmail

Nestled in a valley in the Colorado rockies, the city of Montrose has voted overwhelmingly to reestablish local authority over whether to build a municipal fiber network. With nearly 20,000 people, Montrose does have cable service from Charter and DSL … Read More

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