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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
Broadband grants come to Tallapoosa County by Cliff Williams, The Outlook
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