Government Technology

Making 5G a Reality Means Building Partnerships — Not Just Networks

The close working relationship between Verizon and information technology officials in Sacramento (CA) could turn out to be a model for communities across the country as cities move forward with smart city projects and the high-capacity communicat

Partnerships, Collaboration a Consistent Theme in Illinois

State, county and local governments are working to modernize their information technology systems, but officials in Illinois say they must also update how they communicate with one another.

Rural Broadband’s Only Hope: Thinking Outside the Box?

There are still areas that have nothing to tether them to the modern world at all. These areas are not just rural, but geographically challenging to traverse and connect. Oregon is one of these states.

San Francisco Aims to Close the Digital Divide with Citywide Fiber Project

San Francisco (CA) plans to narrow its digital divide with a new network of high-speed fiber connectivity.

LA Councilmember Proposes Municipal Broadband Feasibility Study

Los Angeles Councilmember Paul Krekorian has introduced a motion to study the feasibility of a municipal broadband network that would provide at-cost high-speed Internet to the city's local businesses and residents. The motion calls for a study in