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The conversation dealt with open access networks, and whether cities are well-suited to play a role in developing them.
With service beginning in late September, non-profit fiber ISP aims to serve rural Gallatin County
Both the GSCA and Yellowstone Fiber are using UTOPIA's techniques to provide open access broadband over fiber.
Lit Communities will operate the network, with subsidiary BTX Fiber as the last-mile provider. HMI Utilities is prime contractor.
The project will be Montana’s first open-access fiber-to-the-home network.
CEO contrasted SiFi Network's model versus the Google Fiber model that builds infrastructure where there’s demand.
The expansion will bring fiber-to-the-home to residents of two additional Utahn cities.
Keller and Heckman Partner Jim Baller says model could lead to a race to the bottom, but UTOPIA CEO disagrees.
UTOPIA customers deep in red states favor net neutrality by a wide margin.
City’s technology staff has been working with a consultant to draft design recommendations for the fiber network.
Open RAN adoption is said to save telecoms money and boost security, as providers are forced to move off Huawei.
Fiber builder says it has been denied permits that have harmed it and its customers, despite an existing city agreement.
Chattanooga’s municipal broadband network has delivered $2.7 billion in social and economic benefits during its first decade.
SiFi Networks uses private capital, at no cost to taxpayers, to fund its open access model.
Even though the models are not yet mainstream, some experts praise them for their unique advantages.
Counties see it as a way to increase competition and lower prices, while telecoms see money and quality problems.
By creating open infrastructure systems, states can reduce the barriers to entry and foster increased broadband competition.
Both emerging and established internet service providers will stand to gain from SiFi Networks' shared broadband model.
Jamestown is hoping an open access network would make internet more affordable.
Fiber Connect 2021 panel breaks down how open access models work, and how discussion can be framed.
Open access provisions in municipal builds could alleviate fears of competition concerns with ISPs.
Open access last-mile networks are an area of great commercial innovation and ferment in the United States right now.
The House Energy and Commerce committee heard arguments that open access to networks is crucial for competition and affordability.
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Though Washington is home to one of the nation’s fastest growing tech hubs, many communities throughout the state lack adequate […]
December 17, 2020 – UTOPIA Fiber announced Tuesday that it had fully built its fiber-to-the-home broadband network in the City […]
December 6, 2020 — Panelists involved in open access networks across the United States got into a fiery debate over […]
September 28, 2020 — COS Systems, a company which has been automating service provisioning on fiber networks in Europe since […]
September 22, 2020 — Open access and wholesale networks have been slow in coming to the United States. Yet in […]
September 16, 2020 — During a virtual Q&A session hosted by the Broadband Bunch on Tuesday, a panel of open […]
August 30, 2020 — In a neighborhood outside of Silicon Valley, amongst what native Scott Vanderlip described as “a community […]
August 11, 2020 — Open access infrastructure is crucial, but it is difficult to raise the capital it requires, said […]
August 11, 2020 — As America prioritizes closing the digital divide, critical last-mile digital infrastructure ownership models are expanding and […]
August 6, 2020 — UTOPIA Fiber announced a $13.8 million contract to build a Fiber-to-the-Home network in Clearfield, Utah on […]
August 4, 2020 — Open Radio Access Network technologies have a bright future and a diverse range of applications, said […]
July 14, 2020 — The United States’ first municipally owned open-access fiber network continues to revitalize the business sector of […]
June 10, 2020 — The U.S. should follow the European example of investing in wholesale open access infrastructure models, said […]
May 20, 2020 — Sweden has a knack for being the first to the table of tech. Ericsson, a telecommunications […]
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