Wheeler Praises Lafayette’s Network Deployment at NATOA Conference

Date: 10 Oct 2014 | posted in: MuniNetworks | 0 Facebooktwitterredditmail

At the 2014 Annual Conference of the National Association of Telecommunications Officers and Advisors (NATOA), FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler praised Lafayette, Louisiana, home of muni LUS Fiber, during his keynote address.  Wheeler addressed a variety of issues, including wireless broadband, … 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

Louisiana and Michigan Towns Pass Resolutions to Support Municipal Network Authority

Date: 27 Mar 2014 | posted in: MuniNetworks | 0 Facebooktwitterredditmail

Two more communities have gone on the record as supporting local authority for telecommunications infrastructure investment. Communities in Vidalia and Sebewaing passed resolutions supporting the FCC’s efforts to use its authority to discourage, prevent, and remove state barriers. Vidalia, on the … Read More

Vidalia’s Broadband Initiative Moves Forward as Free Wi-Fi Comes to Town

Date: 14 Feb 2014 | posted in: MuniNetworks | 0 Facebooktwitterredditmail

Vidalia’s plans to offer free Wi-Fi are becoming reality. The Natchez Democrat recently reported that the City launched its free Wi-Fi in its new municipal complex. Vidalia received a $30,000 grant from the Telecommunications Development Fund (TDF) Foundation to invest in … Read More

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