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Community Broadband Media Roundup - June 1
Broadband grants come to Tallapoosa County by Cliff Williams, The Outlook
Sacramento wants to give free Internet to low-income residents amid pandemic by Monica Coleman, ABC10
Colorado will miss its goal to hit 92% broadband coverage in rural areas by June by Tamara Chuang, Colorado Sun
Tri-County Electric Cooperative plans to bring broadband to rural communities by Loren Thomas, WLTX19
"Tri-County has about six customers per mile of line," says Lowder. "That is very rural and that is why we are little behind here. Our job as a co-op is to see where the differences are and try to work with our legislatures, with the federal side and with local leaders to achieve what needs to be done and that's get fiber to the home."
Making Internet service a utility—what’s the worst that could happen? By Jon Brodkin, Ars Technica
Home broadband usage explodes, POTs and PANs
The Internet is not working for everyone, Benton Institute for Broadband & Society
In $16 billion push to expand broadband, America is flying through a fog by Ryan Tracy, The Wall Street Journal
Frontier Communications’ rural broadband claims open to skepticism by Phillip Dampier, Stop The Cap
Incumbent phone and cable companies can protect their service areas from interlopers by claiming broadband service already exists in areas designated for rural broadband funding. Since the FCC continues to depend on voluntary disclosures of service areas by cable and phone companies, there is no immediate consequence if those providers take a more favorable view of what constitutes “service,” even if it ultimately results in long, further delays in rural broadband coverage for tens of thousands of Americans.
Little-known Internet network plans Western Colorado expansion to link students, nonprofits to supercomputers by Tamara Chuang, Colorado Sun
Partnerships can close the digital divide by Apoorva Pasricha & Kevin Frazier, GovTech
CPUC moves to help close digital divide for students by Bruce Mirken, Post News Group
Glenwood working toward installing a new broadband system over the next two years by Matthew Bennett, Post Independent