March 29, 2018


ACLU report:  "The Public Internet Option:  How Local Governments Can Provide Network Neutrality, Privacy, and Access for All" :: ACLU :: Link to Report

. . . "ACLU Urges Cities to Build Public Broadband to Protect Net Neutrality" :: The Hill

"LA Councilmember Proposes Municipal Broadband Feasibility Study" :: Government Technology

Cortez, CO moves forward with broadband pilot:  "Through the program, dubbed the Cortez Community Network Pilot, the city will install in-home wireless devices called GigaCenters, and provide fiber to connect some residents with the city’s existing network." :: The Journal

"Crappy Cable Upstream Speeds Could Soon Be a Thing of the Past" :: DSLReports

"Comcast Expands Gigabit Availability in the South" :: DSLReports

USDA accepting applications for Rural Utilities Service broadband loan program :: Department of Agriculture

"Las Vegas is Latest US Ignite Smart Gigabit Community, Sponsored by Cox" :: Telecompetitor

"Appeals of FCC Net Neutrality Order Move to D.C. Circuit" :: Multichannel News

"Massachusetts Eyes Net Neutrality, Broadband Privacy Protections" :: DSLReports

Comcast senior EVP David Cohen discusses "the possibility of agreeing to a prohibition on paid prioritization with a limited exception for specialized services that do not travel on the public internet" :: Multichannel News


"A cable company in some ways is already well positioned to implement a more traditional small cell cellular network. Once they have upgraded to DOCSIS 3.1 they can place a small cell site at any pole that is already connected to the cable network." :: POTs and PANs

"Industry races toward 5G devices in the first half of 2019" :: FierceWireless


Public Knowledge responds to Facebook privacy setting changes: "We need a comprehensive legislative solution.” :: Public Knowledge

"Big Data Can Help Solve Big City Problems, but Watch for the Potholes" :: Government Technology

"The Next Cold War is Here, and It's All About Data" :: Wired

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