September 17, 2018


"[Charter CEO Tom] Rutledge expects that the company will roll out 10 gigabit per second (Gbps) symmetrical wired internet service to confront what otherwise might be an existential challenge from 5G wireless." -- "'I think ten years from now, we'll have 10-Gig symmetrical [service] everywhere'"   :: VentureBeat

"Maine Open Access Fiber Network Features Dark Fiber to the Home" :: Telecompetitor

Port of Skagit [WA] and the Skagit Public Utility District expand fiber optic network, benefitting businesses and residents :: GoSkagit

Under Arkansas Works, the state’s expansion of Medicaid under the Affordable Care Act, able-bodied adults must go online every month and report their hours of work or other community engagement. They lose insurance if they fail to comply for three months in a year. :: Washington Post

"US govt confirms FCC's broadband speeds ... stats are garbage" :: The Register

"Everybody complains about the Rural Broadband Divide, but nobody does anything about it" :: Benton Foundation

"Charter negotiating with NY to avoid being kicked out of the state" :: Ars Technica

MuniNetworks fact sheet:  "Satellite is Not Broadband" :: MuniNetworks


"Across the U.S., 5G Runs Into Local Resistance -- City officials also complain they don’t have enough staff to handle the applications. But state and federal authorities are in the carriers’ corner." :: WSJ (sub. req'd)

T-Mobile and Crown Castle expand long-term agreement :: TmoNews

"AT&T says 5G is going to bring carrier-locked phones back in a big way" :: BGR

"Fixed, non-standard 5G a 'waste of time', says AT&T CTO" :: ZDNet

"Who's Doing What in the CBRS Band?" :: Light Reading


"More Crowding in the OTT Market" :: POTs and PANs


FCC's One-Touch Make-Ready rules published in Federal Register; rules effective October 15 :: Federal Register

More on Eighth Circuit VoIP ruling :: Government Technology

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