Waverly: The Next Gigabit Community in Iowa

Date: 17 Mar 2015 | posted in: MuniNetworks | 0 Facebooktwitterredditmail

Remember Waverly, Iowa? We introduced you to the town of 10,000 back in 2013 when they revived the community choice to develop a telecommunications utility. Recently in February, the Waverly Light and Power Board of Trustees approved a long awaited gigabit project reported American Public Power. According to a WLP press release, the $12 million project … Read More

SpringNet Continues Driving Jobs and Revenue for Local Community

Date: 4 Dec 2013 | posted in: MuniNetworks | 0 Facebooktwitterredditmail

A year has passed since we covered SpringNet in Springfield, Missouri, and its remarkable impact on local businesses and economic development. We recently spoke with SpringNet Director, Todd Murren, and Network Architecture Manager, Todd Christell, to get an update on how the network is progressing. Demand for SpringNet’s high-speed data services continues to grow steadily. Financial … Read More

Georgia Town Eliminates Local Tax With Network Revenue

Date: 3 Dec 2013 | posted in: MuniNetworks | 0 Facebooktwitterredditmail

Thomasville belongs to Community Network Services (CNS), serving six communities in southwest Georgia. Thanks in part to revenue generated by the network, this community of 18,000 has eliminated its local fire tax. In 2013, Thomasville is estimated to earn a net income of up to $8.5 million from its utility services while keeping prices affordable in … Read More