The program is helping low-income households afford internet access, but some experts warn that the fund will soon be depleted.
The average probability of new entrants dropped when one of two ISPs is owned by the municipality, a paper claims.
'The percentage of households in major metro areas...using the program is smaller than the percentage of households enrolled.'
The conversation dealt with open access networks, and whether cities are well-suited to play a role in developing them.
The coalition will play a crucial role in broadband data as government implements the largest expenditure of broadband funds.
Without access to a secure broadband connection, the co-author of this Expert Opinion would have died.
Muninetworks.org has put together a handy overview of broadband programs - current and pending.
Even though the models are not yet mainstream, some experts praise them for their unique advantages.
Nearly 60 public interest groups signed a letter to House leaders to call a vote on six antitrust bills.
Many in Washington aren’t holding their breath for the broadband infrastructure deal to collapse.
Broadband Breakfast panelists wrestle with the challenge of financing broadband infrastructure projects.
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Amazon is essentially a private government and most Americans doubt it can be regulated, The Atlantic reported on Monday. In […]
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Broadband Breakfast Live Online on Monday, March 31, 12 Noon ET – “The Importance of Universal Broadband in the Age […]
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WASHINGTON, January 14, 2015 – The White House on Tuesday released a report, “Community-Based Broadband Solutions: The Benefits of Competition […]
WASHINGTON, July 15, 2014 – While interest in high-bandwidth internet is growing every year, many communities remain unserved because state […]
WASHINGTON, May 29, 2014 – Four believers in municipal internet access expressed their dismay at the New America Foundation at […]
AUSTIN, Texas, April 4, 2014 – Next week, at the Broadband Communities Summit here in Austin, the Rural Telecommunications Congress will […]
WASHINGTON, July 2, 2013 – The Institute for Local Self-Reliance released a fact sheet describing the basic principles behind wireless […]
SILVER SPRING, Maryland, March 15, 2013 – A somber tone was set last week during the opening day of the […]
WASHINGTON, March 25, 2011 - The Institute for Local Self-Reliance unveiled its Community Broadband Network Map and Report on Wednesday.
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