Next Century Cities Launch Webcast on October 20

Date: 8 Oct 2014 | posted in: MuniNetworks | 0 Facebooktwitterredditmail

Municipalities are increasingly realizing they need to take steps to ensure fast, affordable, reliable Internet access for local citizens. Some are doing the work themselves with publicly owned projects while others seek public-private partnerships. In order to capitalize on collaboration, … Read More

Louisiana Municipal Association Passes Resolution in Favor of Restoring Local Authority

Date: 3 Oct 2014 | posted in: MuniNetworks | 0 Facebooktwitterredditmail

The Louisiana Municipal Association is the latest organization to officially support the FCC’s ability to restore local authority. The group represents 305 village, town, city, and parish members. Their Executive Board unanimously passed the resolution on July 30 and recently … Read More

Community Broadband Media Roundup – September 12

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

This week, you might have been tripped up by some infuriating “spinning wheels of death” on the Internet, but don’t worry, the slow-down was largely symbolic— at least for now. Fierce Telecom covered the Internet Slowdown Day protest on Wednesday, organized … Read More

MAG-Net Hosts Community Networks Discussion With Christopher

Date: 29 Apr 2014 | posted in: MuniNetworks | 0 Facebooktwitterredditmail

The Media Action Grassroots Network (MAG-Net) recently hosted a Community Cohort Call titled Tech In The City: A Conversation About Community Broadband Access. Chris Mitchell, Andrea Figueroa Martinez, John St. Julien from Lafayette, and other community broadband advocates discuss the … Read More

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

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