Coalition of Congregations and Community-Based Organizations in Louisiana Delta Push for Better Internet

Date: 2 Sep 2022 | posted in: MuniNetworks | 0 Facebooktwitterredditmail

The National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) announced earlier this week that Louisiana will be the first state in the nation to receive federal grant planning funds to help states prepare for the deployment of high-speed Inter…… Read More

Duluth, Minnesota Could Revolutionize Affordable Internet Access Citywide

Date: 12 Aug 2022 | posted in: MuniNetworks | 0 Facebooktwitterredditmail

Like countless U.S. communities, Duluth, Minnesota (pop. 86,000) got a crash course on the importance of affordable broadband during the Covid-19 crisis. Those struggles in telecommuting and home education helped fuel a dramatic new broadband expansion…… Read More

Upcoming Event: Building for Digital Equity – Demystifying Broadband Policy and Funding

Date: 15 Feb 2022 | posted in: MuniNetworks | 0 Facebooktwitterredditmail

Institute for Local Self-Reliance is teaming up with the National Digital Inclusion Alliance for a two-hour livestream event to demystify the landscape. On Wednesday, March 16th, from 2-4pm ET, we’re hosting an online conversation to bring together local stakeholders, policy advocates, and funding experts in one place. We’re calling it Building for Digital Equity: Demystifying Broadband Policy and Funding.… Read More

A Tale of Two Cities in Maine: Municipal Broadband and Misinformation

Date: 7 Dec 2021 | posted in: MuniNetworks | 0 Facebooktwitterredditmail

Just over 90 miles apart, Leeds and Hampden, Maine, have had motivated people in the community and in leadership advocating for better Internet access for years. In November 2021, the work of both these community initiatives was tested as voters were asked to decide whether or not to move forward with their respective municipal broadband plans.… Read More

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