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WiFi a Serious Technology in the Broadband Mix?

Money may or may not be the root of all evil, but it is certainly the tail threatening to wag the dog for many communities’ broadband planning teams. At the California Emerging Technology Fund’s Rural Connections workshop last week, a number of people representing communities expressed concern they can’t move broadband forward until they can […]

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Join N Carolina Again in Fight Against Anti-Muni Network Laws

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Like a bad rash, Time Warner is back this week trying to stifle municipal networks in North Carolina. Not only that, our less-than-competent-broadband-provider Fairpoint is trying to kill a bill this week in New Hampshire that will make it easier for municipalities in that state to pursue the broadband option of their choice. This is the […]

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New Report Preps You for Broadband Grant Gauntlet

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I’ve been nose-to-the-grindstone the past couple of weeks writing my next Muni Broadband Snapshot Report. While you’re waiting, biting your fingernails wondering what the final NTIW/RUS guidelines will be for the broadband grant app process, there’s a lot you should be doing. This report lays it out for you. Check it out – Fighting the […]

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