On the Media Talks Cable Consolidation, Municipal Networks With Crawford and Baller

Date: 10 Mar 2014 | posted in: MuniNetworks | 0 Facebooktwitterredditmail

The possible merger between Comcast and Time Warner Cable and the FCC’s recent announcement to review state barriers have created a significant buzz in the world of telecommunications. Two recent NPR interviews with Susan Crawford and Jim Baller provide insight … Read More

Lessons Learned from Seattle and Gigabit Squared; The Challenge of Open Access

Date: 24 Jan 2014 | posted in: information, MuniNetworks | 0 Facebooktwitterredditmail

This article by Christopher Mitchell originally ran on MuniNetworks.org, our site dedicated to broadband and community networks.  To finalize our series on reflections from Seattle and Gigabit Squared, I discuss open access networks and how the requirement that a network … Read More

Chattanooga’s EPB Fiber on Community Broadband Bits Podcast Episode #59

Date: 13 Aug 2013 | posted in: MuniNetworks, Podcast | 0 Facebooktwitterredditmail

Chattanooga’s EPB Fiber is the highest profile community network in the U.S. It was the first network in the nation to offer a symmetrical gigabit tier to every last address in the community. On today’s Community Broadband Bits podcast, Danna … Read More

Knoxville Downtown Wondering ‘Where Is All the Broadband?’

Date: 1 Jul 2013 | posted in: MuniNetworks | 0 Facebooktwitterredditmail

Knoxville Metro Pulse reporter Paige Hunton published a story last month about a common complaint from downtown residents and businesses – “Downtown Knoxville’s Internet Access Kinda Sucks. Can It Be Fixed?” The problem worked its way from local talk to twitter … Read More

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