Even though community broadband has proven itself incredibly valuable and viable, broadband is taking a beating in some areas of the country thanks to what has become a siege against municipal broadband by the large telecommunication incumbents, i
Clarksville (AR) began their journey toward better local connectivity like many other communities we’ve interview and written about: by first focusing on fiber as a tool to enhance electric utility efficiencies.
MB Link, which has only been in business for about a year, offers 1-gigabit-per-second service to every residence in Mount Belvieu (TX).
After visiting with 5,600 residents, and making 277,000 connections, one message stands out: Loveland (CO) wants broadband internet, and they wanted it yesterday, Councilor John Fogle said.
Some Maine towns seeking to set up municipal broadband will no longer have to pay a fee to put equipment on utility poles. Gov.
Two parties have gone to court to try to put to a vote of the public the city of Tacoma’s proposal to enter into a private-public partnership to manage Click, the municipal cable and internet network. Both cases, filed recently in Pierce County Su
The first statistical evidence on the effects on labor market outcomes of municipal broadband systems.
Arkansas ranks 50th in connectivity and has an average speed of 29.1 megabits per second (Mbps). The average speed for the United States is 42.7 Mbps.
Legislative changes are helping electric cooperatives continue to expand high-quality Internet access in rural parts of America.