Posts Tagged ‘dark fiber’

FCC Workshop on eRate Funding Shows New Flexibility for School and Library Fiber Builds

FCC, Fiber, Gigabit Networks, Universal Service June 18th, 2015

June 18, 2015 – Recent changes to the eligibility rules for the Federal Communication Commission’s eRate program open the door for new fiber connections for schools and libraries using agency funds. Among the rule changes were the suspension of the requirement that applicants seek funding for large up front construction costs over several years, the […]

Fiber to the Home Council Webinar on Municipal Broadband Solutions Focuses on Open Access Opportunities

Broadband Stimulus, Broadband's Impact, Gigabit Networks May 22nd, 2014

WASHINGTON, May 22, 2014 – In a Wednesday webinar, the Fiber to the Home Council invited broadband planning firm Magellan Advisors to discuss their ways of advising communities seeking to build advance broadband networks. Guest members included Magellan Advisors President John Honkers and Vice President Kyle Hollifeld. They described their firm as a ‘turnkey’ that […]

New York City and State Each Craft Broadband Policies; City Nixes Muni Wi-Fi

States August 7th, 2008

August 7 – New York City should not create a comprehensive municipal wireless network, but should instead take targeted actions to increase the public availability of high-speed internet service and encourage broadband adoption, city officials said last week.

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