Community Broadband Media Roundup - October 10

Community Broadband News By State


Vote ‘yes’ on broadband by Jon Quinn, Steamboat Today

Letter: Let’s work to get municipal broadband by Robin Gard, The Coloradoan



City exploring municipal broadband service by Karie Simmons, The Newark Post



Biloxi, Gulfport advance high-speed Internet proposal for Coast by Anita Lee, The Sun Herald

Gulfport, Biloxi to create municipal broadband network by The Bayou Buzz



Leverett Launches Municipal Broadband Network by Fierce Telecom

Tired of Waiting For Verizon, MA Town Gives Itself Gigabit Fiber by Karl Bode, DSL Reports

Getting wired for wireless by Anita Fritz, The Recorder

Kelley said the bigger job of constructing a 60-mile network, should voters approve the town’s creation of a municipal entity to provide municipal broadband Internet service to all, will go out to bid after the vote on Nov. 3.

“Greenfield’s new municipal broadband pilot project is being engineered to employ leading-edge technology, which will replace the antiquated legacy telephone and cable networks that residents and businesses currently rely on,” said Kelley.


Otis special town meeting voters back broadband network activation by Dick Lindsay, The Berkshire Eagle Dispatch



Will York County Be Home to Pennsylvania’s First Gigabit Community? by Mark Walters, GovTech

Funded by the state Department of Community and Economic Development's Broadband Outreach & Aggregation Fund, the grant will be used to support outreach campaigns and activities associated with deploying seven gigabit communities in the state, according to the state agency's communications office.



Cleveland lawmakers to push law to extend EPB boundaries by Tim Omarzu, Times Free Press



Barriers to Broadband (Infographic) by Colin Wood, GovTech

Broadband's Future: Where Will We Be in 10 Years? by Colin Wood, GovTech

Why Local Net Choice? It Enables Local Creativity by Coalition for Local Internet Choice