Wilson’s Greenlight Leads North Carolina in Connectivity: Community Broadband Bits Episode #70

Date: 29 Oct 2013 | posted in: MuniNetworks, Podcast | 0 Facebooktwitterredditmail

Greenlight, a muni FTTH network in eastern North Carolina’s city of Wilson, is proving to be a powerful tool in attracting new residents and businesses. We spoke with General Manager Will Aycock about the network and how it has benefited … Read More

WUNC Radio Show Explores Muni Network Restrictions in North Carolina

Date: 25 Oct 2013 | posted in: MuniNetworks | 0 Facebooktwitterredditmail

WUNC, a public radio station out of Chapel Hill in North Carolina, covered community owned networks and broadband availability on its recent “State of Things” midday program. I was a guest along with a local resident and a public relations … Read More

Greater Austin Area Telecommunications Network Saves Millions for Taxpayers

Date: 16 Sep 2013 | posted in: MuniNetworks | 0 Facebooktwitterredditmail

Austin, Texas, with a little over 820,000 people, is home to several centers of higher ed, the Southwest Music Festival, and a next generation network known as the Greater Austin Area Telecommunications Network (GAATN). It was also the second metro … Read More

North Carolina Legislator Accused of Favoring Time Warner Cable

Date: 12 Jun 2013 | posted in: information, MuniNetworks | 0 Facebooktwitterredditmail

Accusations of special treatment for Time Warner Cable found their way into floor debate at the North Carolina General Assembly and it was no surprise to ILSR staff. Republican legislator and former Committee Chair Robert Brawley shared a revealing letter … Read More

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