Danville Continues to Attract Jobs to Region After Building Fiber Network

Date: 22 Nov 2013 | posted in: MuniNetworks | 0 Facebooktwitterredditmail

Danville’s open access network has fueled economic development in the Virginia community’s resurgence after tobacco’s demise and job losses from a once thriving textile industry put a hurt on the local economy. Danville’s technological prowess is now attracting companies from China, … Read More

Roanoke Valley in Virginia Pondering Municipal Network

Date: 6 Aug 2013 | posted in: MuniNetworks | 0 Facebooktwitterredditmail

The Roanoke Valley, nestled in Virginia’s Blue Ridge Mountains, grapples with the same connectivity problems facing many communities in rural Virginia. Private providers have few incentives to invest in next-generation Internet networks because the low density population promises too little … Read More

ILSR Releases New Public Savings Fact Sheet

Date: 29 Nov 2012 | posted in: information, MuniNetworks | 1 Facebooktwitterredditmail

This new resource shares real world examples of public savings directly connected to municipal networks. Publicly owned broadband networks provide opportunities for local savings to taxpayers. Local and regional governments find new and unexpected ways to cut costs when they … Read More

Community Broadband Bits 22 – Jason Grey from Danville, Virginia

Date: 20 Nov 2012 | posted in: MuniNetworks | 0 Facebooktwitterredditmail

While I was in Danville, Virginia, for the Broadband Community Magazine Economic Development Conference, I had a chance to sit down with Jason Grey, nDanville Network Manager. This interview is our 22nd episode of the Community Broadband Bits podcast. Jason … Read More

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