City Council Moves Forward on Muni Project in Ellsworth, Maine

Date: 24 Feb 2015 | posted in: MuniNetworks | 0 Facebooktwitterredditmail

The Ellsworth City Council voted on February 9th to proceed with the first steps to developing yet another municipal fiber network in Maine. Community leaders plan to develop open access fiber infrastructure. Five ISPs have already expressed an interest in … Read More

Grover Beach Chooses Local Partner to Improve Local Connectivity for Businesses

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

After several years of considering options for a municipal network, the community of Grover Beach, California, is improving local connectivity options through a collaboration with private partner Digital West.  According to the San Luis Obispo Tribune, the City struck a … Read More

OneCommunity Announces “Big Gig Challenge” Award Recipients

Date: 27 Jan 2015 | posted in: MuniNetworks | 0 Facebooktwitterredditmail

Last fall, nonprofit ISP OneCommunity  created the “Big Gig Challenge” to jump start expansion and promote gigabit applications in northeast Ohio. The organization recently announced the winners and provided some information about their projects. The West 25th Corridor project, running … Read More

New Article on Economic Development and Fiber: “The Killer App for Local Fiber Networks”

Date: 19 Jan 2015 | posted in: MuniNetworks | 0 Facebooktwitterredditmail

Time and again, we share economic development stories from communities that have invested in fiber networks. A new article by Jim Baller, Joanne Hovis, and Ashley Stelfox from the Coalition for Local Internet Choice (CLIC) and Masha Zager from Broadband … Read More

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