National Press Follows President Obama to Cedar Falls, Iowa

Date: 15 Jan 2015 | posted in: Media Coverage, MuniNetworks | 0 Facebooktwitterredditmail

On January 14th, President Obama visited Cedar Falls, Iowa, to share his strategy to expand high-speed connectivity to more Americans, encourage competition, and galvanize economic development. Obama’s plan centers around community networks and he announced that the next step will be eliminating barriers in 19 states that usurp local authority to invest in publicly owned infrastructure. … Read More

President Obama Speaks Against Barriers to Community Networks

Date: 14 Jan 2015 | posted in: Media Coverage, MuniNetworks | 0 Facebooktwitterredditmail

When we started to hear rumors that the White House was investigating community owned networks, we were excited but not sure what to expect. I have to admit that seeing President Obama – the President of the United States – saying that Cedar Falls was smart to invest in themselves was much more powerful than I … Read More

MPR’s “Daily Circuit” and KCRW’s “To the Point” invite Chris Mitchell for net neutrality conversation

Date: 13 Nov 2014 | posted in: Media Coverage, MuniNetworks | 0 Facebooktwitterredditmail

“The FCC should be extremely wary of any arguments that claim paid prioritization or other discriminatory practices are necessary to increase investment in next-generation networks.” — ILSR, July 18, 2014 For months the FCC has considered comments from the public as it examines network neutrality. There have been more than 3 million submissions; a vast majority … Read More

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