Cap Times Weighs In on Mayoral Race, Muni Broadband, and Free Internet: We Need It!

Date: 21 Jan 2015 | posted in: MuniNetworks | 0 Facebooktwitterredditmail

The Madison Cap Times recently ran an editorial focusing on the surprising nature of mayoral races. We were also surprised – pleasantly so – to read the intention of the editorial board (emphasis ours): The Capital Times will add its proposals to the mix, with a special focus on using emerging technologies to promote high-wage job … Read More

New Hampshire’s Local Press Advocates Conduit, Fiber to Prepare for the Future

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

In the wake of the Comcast Time Warner Cable proposed merger, an increasing number of local communities across the country are expressing their dissatisfaction with their broadband options. The Concord Monitor recently published an editorial suggesting the community prepare for publicly owned fiber. Concord’s main street will soon be excavated; the Monitor recognizes that this creates … Read More

Broadband and News Concerns in New Orleans

Date: 29 Jul 2012 | posted in: MuniNetworks | 0 Facebooktwitterredditmail

The news that the New Orleans Times-Picayune would dramatically cut back on its printed edition led to a fine article discussing the role of the digital divide as it becomes harder to live without access to the Internet. It’s harder to profit from the investment in broadband infrastructure in rural areas where fewer residents live further … Read More