Circuit Court to FCC: You Can Restore Local Authority to Build Community Networks

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

As we noted yesterday, the DC Circuit of Appeals has decided that the FCC does not have authority to implement its Open Internet (network neutrality) rules as proposed several years ago. But the court nonetheless found that the FCC does … Read More

Solar Powered Wireless on the Reservation – Community Broadband Bits Episode #76

Date: 10 Dec 2013 | posted in: MuniNetworks, Podcast | 0 Facebooktwitterredditmail

When it comes to building a community owned wireless network, few have more experience than Matthew Rantanen, our guest for the Community Broadband Bits podcast this week. Rantanen has an impressive list of titles, two of which are Director of … Read More

Postcard to Incoming FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler

Date: 20 Nov 2013 | posted in: information, MuniNetworks | 0 Facebooktwitterredditmail

  As new FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler begins serving the public, we want to welcome him with open arms and some good advice. ILSR teamed up with the Media Action Grassroots Network (MAG-Net) to create a personalized postcard with ILSR’s Christopher Mitchell. … Read More

ILSR and Collaborators File Comments in FCC’s E-rate Proceedings

Date: 20 Nov 2013 | posted in: information, MuniNetworks | 0 Facebooktwitterredditmail

ILSR, the Consumer’s Union, and Common Cause recently filed comments with the FCC as it examines E-rate. The agency’s Wireline Competition Bureau is currently reviewing the E-rate program for Schools and Libraries. The program provides funding from the Universal Services … Read More

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