April 2, 2018


"Watch Out Telcos, There's a New Muni Broadband Wave on the Horizon" :: Light Reading

A second BDAC member quits over charges of industry influence:  CTO of NYC Miguel Gamino Jr. says BDAC "has skewed the drafting of the proposed recommendations towards industry priorities without regard for a true public-private partnership" :: Broadcasting & Cable

Davis, Calif. City Council considers community broadband options :: Davis Enterprise

More on ACLU report encouraging public broadband to counteract net neutrality repeal :: SmartCitiesDive :: Broadcasting & Cable

"Community Broadband Sticker Shock?  Try a Different Approach" :: Maine Broadband Coalition

North Carolina Dept. of IT releases Community Broadband Playbook:  "This resource is presented as a guide to help North Carolina communities create incentives and favorable policies, enabling them to build new partnerships with broadband providers and to increase broadband access throughout their communities." :: NC DIT

More on Los Angeles public broadband project :: DSLReports

Google Fiber expanding service in San Antonio :: KSAT

"Ajit Pai faces heat over proposal to take away poor people's broadband plans" :: Ars Technica

More on Comcast's net neutrality compromise:  paid prioritization ban OK, with an exception for "specialized services" :: Ars Technica :: DSLReports

"RUS Takes a New Approach to Broadband Loan Applications" :: Telecompetitor


"Rural broadband providers keep pressing for small CBRS licensed areas" :: FierceWireless


Number of OTT-only households tripled since 2013, now comprising 11% of all U.S. TV households :: TechCrunch


"This new privacy tool would speed up your internet, too" --  "Announced Sunday, aims to speed up your internet connection and make it impossible for your ISP to collect your browsing history." :: CNET

"America is hanging up on China's telecom industry" :: Washington Post

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