Opportunities and Challenges as Lafayette Considers Muni Fiber Expansion – Community Broadband Bits Episode 144

Date: 31 Mar 2015 | posted in: MuniNetworks | 0 Facebooktwitterredditmail

After we heard that Lafayette’s LUS Fiber was considering expanding to some nearby communities, we knew we had to set up an interview with Terry Huval, Director of the Lafayette Utilities System in Louisiana. In our interview this week, Terry … Read More

Crawfordsville Municipal Network Purchased by Metronet in Indiana

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

Our Community Broadband Map documents over 400 communities where publicly owned infrastructure serves residents, business, or government facilities. We rarely hear of publicly owned systems sold to private providers, but it does happen once in a blue moon. Accelplus, the … Read More

A Roadmap for the FCC To Ensure Local Authority to Build Networks – Community Broadband Podcast #84

Date: 4 Feb 2014 | posted in: MuniNetworks, Podcast | 0 Facebooktwitterredditmail

When the DC Circuit Court handed down a decision ruling against the FCC’s Open Internet (network neutrality) rules, it also clarified that the FCC has the power to overrule state laws that limit local authority to build community networks. Harold … Read More

Monticello Fiber Price War Offers Key Lessons for Broadband Competition

Date: 19 Sep 2013 | posted in: MuniNetworks | 0 Facebooktwitterredditmail

Monticello Minnesota may be located 40 miles outside Minneapolis, but it is the center of the planet when it comes to FTTH competition. We have tried and cannot identify another community localed on planet earth with two separate FTTH networks … Read More

Jim Baller Discusses Municipal Broadband History – Community Broadband Bits Episode #57

Date: 30 Jul 2013 | posted in: MuniNetworks, Podcast | 0 Facebooktwitterredditmail

Jim Baller has been helping local governments to build community owned networks for as long as they have been building them. He is the President of and Senior Principal of the Baller Herbst Law Group in Washington, DC. Jim joins … Read More

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