Connecticut Gigabit Venture Seeks to Build Open Access Broadband Network With Municipal Tools
Broadband's Impact, Fiber, Gigabit Networks
September 23rd, 2014
SPRINGFIELD, Mass., September 23, 2014 – Connecticut officials planning a Gigabit Network in their state aim to take advantage of three core state broadband assets: An extensive state fiber network, streamlined processes governing rights-of-way, and a single administrative point of contact for infrastructure builds. The mayors and state officials involved in issuing Connecticut’s Request for […]
Measuring Broadband Use and Adoption is the Next Frontier in Internet Data Collection
Broadband Data, Broadband Stimulus, Expert Opinion, National Broadband Plan
August 9th, 2011
SPRINGFIELD, Illinois, August 9, 2011 – It’s very easy to take broadband for granted. People want to go online to look up answers on Wikipedia, to watch movies on Netflix, to hang out on Facebook, or to Skype cousins across the globe — or across town.
None of this can be done without broadband. Higher and higher speeds of internet connectivity are necessary to satisfy everyone’s demand to do all of these things at once.
That’s where the Partnership for a Connected Illinois comes into play.
Massachusetts Looking for a Few Good Proposals
Broadband Data, Broadband Updates
September 29th, 2009
The Massachusetts Broadband Institute (MBI) has issued a Request for Proposals (RFP) for General Consulting Services (No. 2010-MBI-01). The goal is to pre-qualify firms to provide consulting services to support the goals, activities, and work products of the MBI.