November 14, 2018


"Cities (and States) are Doing it for Themselves" (remarks of Gigi Sohn at New England Connect) :: Benton Foundation

“Can Electric Co-ops Bridge the Digital Divide?” :: NRECA

"Why San Jose Kids Do Homework in Parking Lots:  When the F.C.C. backs telecommunications companies over local governments, low-income residents suffer the most." (op-ed by Mayor Sam Liccardo) :: New York Times

"Telehealth Takes Root in Rural Georgia" :: US News & World Report


"When Will Small ISPs Offer Wireless Local Loops?" -- "By definition, fiber overbuilders already build fiber deep into neighborhoods. What factors will enable fiber overbuilders to consider using wireless loops in those networks?"  POTs and PANs

"Despite sky-high expectations, wireless capex shows signs of sluggishness" :: FierceWireless

“Oh Look, Wireless Sector Investment Is Declining Despite Tax Cuts, Repeal Of Net Neutrality” :: Tech Dirt

"Small cell tower installation in downtown Baton Rouge dials up controversy and ‘chaos’" -- "Why there wasn’t more coordination before AT&T started working on the towers has to do primarily with the local ordinance as well as new federal laws" :: Baton Rouge Business Report

"3 Smart City Projects You Can Implement Right Now" (smart waste management, smart streetlights, smart parking meters) :: IoTforall

"5G is in the eye of the beholder" :: FierceWireless


"Kagan: Cord Cutting Wrath Accelerated in 3Q18, Loss of Over 1 Million Subs" :: Telecompetitor


"34 Civil Rights, Consumer, and Privacy Organizations Unite to Release Principles for Privacy Legislation" :: Public Knowledge

National privacy standard "more than two years" away, says Calif. A.G. :: Politico

"With nothing but a smartphone and some clever computation, researchers can exploit ambient signals to track individuals in their own homes."  :: MIT Technology Review

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