Chattanooga Will Ask FCC to Preempt State Barriers in Tennessee

Date: 11 Jul 2014 | posted in: MuniNetworks | 0 Facebooktwitterredditmail

Since January, when the DC Circuit Court of Appeals suggested the FCC has the authority to preempt state anti-muni laws, local communities have publicly supported the notion. Chattanooga’s Electric Power Board (EPB) will join those communities when it petitions the … Read More

Louisiana and Michigan Towns Pass Resolutions to Support Municipal Network Authority

Date: 27 Mar 2014 | posted in: MuniNetworks | 0 Facebooktwitterredditmail

Two more communities have gone on the record as supporting local authority for telecommunications infrastructure investment. Communities in Vidalia and Sebewaing passed resolutions supporting the FCC’s efforts to use its authority to discourage, prevent, and remove state barriers. Vidalia, on the … Read More

Vidalia’s Broadband Initiative Moves Forward as Free Wi-Fi Comes to Town

Date: 14 Feb 2014 | posted in: MuniNetworks | 0 Facebooktwitterredditmail

Vidalia’s plans to offer free Wi-Fi are becoming reality. The Natchez Democrat recently reported that the City launched its free Wi-Fi in its new municipal complex. Vidalia received a $30,000 grant from the Telecommunications Development Fund (TDF) Foundation to invest in … Read More