GAO Report: Government Telecom Investments Help Local Businesses

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

The Government Accountability Office released a report today examining economic development and government-spurred broadband deployment. The report, titled Telecommunications: Federal Broadband Deployment Programs and Small Business looks at the effects of stimulus projects on opportunities for small business.  According to … Read More

Florida Fiber: How Martin County Saves Big with Gigabit Network

Date: 20 Jun 2012 | posted in: information, MuniNetworks, Press Release | 0 Facebooktwitterredditmail

Martin County, Florida, is saving millions of dollars because it built a county-owned fiber optic network rather than continuing to lease connections from Comcast. ILSR’s latest report, Florida Fiber: Martin County Saves Big with Gigabit Network, reveals how Martin County … Read More

Broadband at the Speed of Light

Date: 9 Apr 2012 | posted in: information, MuniNetworks | 12 Facebooktwitterredditmail

The fastest networks in the nation are built by local governments, a new report by the Institute for Local Self-Reliance and Benton Foundation reveals Chattanooga, Tennessee, is well known for being the first community with citywide access to a “gig,” … Read More

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