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

Correcting Community Fiber Fallacies: Attacks on LUS Fiber

Date: 15 Oct 2014 | posted in: information, MuniNetworks | 0 Facebooktwitterredditmail

In just the last year the Lafayette Utility System (LUS) gigabit network has attracted 1300 high-tech jobs. Chairman Wheeler praises the network for doing what many communities hope to do, but cannot because of state laws limiting municipal broadband networks. Critics are desperate to discredit … Read More

Correcting Community Fiber Fallacies: The Reality of Lafayette’s Gigabit Network

Date: 13 Oct 2014 | posted in: MuniNetworks, Press Release | 0 Facebooktwitterredditmail

In just the last year the Lafayette Utility System (LUS) gigabit network has attracted 1300 high-tech jobs. Chairman Wheeler praises the network for doing what many communities hope to do, but cannot because of state laws limiting municipal broadband networks. Critics are desperate to … Read More

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