Understanding the Georgia Communications Cooperative – Community Broadband Bits Podcast #92

Date: 1 Apr 2014 | posted in: MuniNetworks, Podcast | 0 Facebooktwitterredditmail

While at the SEATOA Conference in Raleigh last week, I met Mike Foor, the President and CEO of the Georgia Communications Cooperative (GCC). Given the important role GCC is playing in expanding great Internet access in rural Georgia, we wanted … Read More

To Overbuild or Underbuild? A Rural Policy Conundrum – Community Broadband Bits Podcast #91

Date: 25 Mar 2014 | posted in: MuniNetworks, Podcast | 0 Facebooktwitterredditmail

Lisa Gonzalez and I, Christopher Mitchell, are back in studio for a short conversation about the implications of a municipal network or a coop receiving subsidies from government to engage in overbuilding, where it builds a fiber network in an … Read More

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

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