Community Broadband Media Roundup - March 14


You didn't notice it, but Google Fiber just began in the Golden Age of high-speed Internet access by Susan Crawford, Back Channel



'Game of Gigs' organization aims to expand Bloomington, Ind., broadband by Megan Banta, GovTech

For Bloomington, Ind., citywide broadband should be less a question of if and more a question of how, local and national experts said Tuesday.

“Today is a beginning, not an ending,” Mayor John Hamilton said at the end of a four-hour symposium focusing on the benefits of high-speed network connectivity for economic development and quality of life in Bloomington. “My head is buzzing ... in a good way.” Hamilton repeatedly has pushed for the creation of a citywide, community-controlled broadband network since his campaign.



Here's how AT&T is fighting Google Fiber's expansion plans by Daniel B. Kline, Motley Fool

In Kentucky, AT&T looks to slow Google Fiber's expansion by Jake Ryan, NPR

What Google Fiber can and can't do to bridge Louisville's digital divide by David Serchuk, Louisville Business Journal



The feds want to keep your broadband provider's nose out of your online by Marguerite Reardon, CNET

Government plans to bring broadband to 20 million more by 2020 by Karl Bode, DSL Reports