In Georgia, Monroe Muni Network Created Jobs, Lowered Bills

Date: 15 Mar 2013 | posted in: MuniNetworks | 0 Facebooktwitterredditmail

As we monitored Georgia’s HB 282, a bill to limit the capacity of local governments to invest in Internet networks that spur economic development, we learned of many existing networks that have helped communities to thrive. Brian Thompson, Director of … Read More

New Hampshire Legislation Would Spur Internet Network Investment

Date: 6 Mar 2013 | posted in: MuniNetworks | 0 Facebooktwitterredditmail

New Hamsphire FastRoads is making significant strides in connecting residents, businesses, and community anchor institutions in the southwestern section of the state. FastRoads is funded by a combination of American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) grants, private donations, and funds … Read More

Franklin Municipal FiberNET Spurs Economic Development, Serves Government, in Kentucky

Date: 4 Feb 2013 | posted in: MuniNetworks | 0 Facebooktwitterredditmail

Franklin, Kentucky expects to see more positive economic growth when it launches its new fiber optic network. According to an article in the Bowling Green Daily News, the south central community is ready for the upgrade: “We are super excited … Read More

New Community Solar Crowdfunding Opportunity Sells Out in 24 Hours

Date: 10 Jan 2013 | posted in: Energy, Energy Self Reliant States | 0 Facebooktwitterredditmail

Nearly 300 gigawatts of unsubsidized local solar could beat utility prices in the next decade, but until recently most Americans couldn’t participate because their own rooftop isn’t suitable for solar. That’s changing fast. Just one project featured in our 2010 … Read More

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