November 28, 2018


Fact Sheet:  "Creative Funding Sources for Fiber Infrastructure" - "Communities are using Local Improvement Districts, Utility Districts, and Development Block Grants to deploy fiber optic networks" :: Institute for Local Self-Reliance

Cisco report:  "Traffic Levels in 2022 Will Exceed All Prior Years Combined" :: Telecompetitor

FCC releases report on Internet access service connections :: FCC Wireline Competition Bureau

"Our National Telecom Priorities" :: POTs and PANs

"Smart Cities Are a Truly Different Kind of Telco Business" :: Light Reading

"Telehealth Initiatives Show Promise" -- "Better broadband is needed to make the promise of telehealth a reality" :: Broadband Communities Magazine

"Telehealth and the Digital Divide" :: Broadband Communities Magazine

"U.S. Sen. Joe Manchin, D-W.Va., is challenging the Federal Communications Commission regarding its map on broadband services." ::  MetroNews

"Republicans keep misunderstanding the law that protects internet platforms -- Why an incoming senator’s [Sen. Hawley, R-MO] tweets about Section 230 are so ominous" :: The Verge

“SDN Communications Expands Minnesota Fiber Network Reach” :: Telecompetitor


"Fredericksburg, Va., Eyes Small Cells & Fiber Leases" :: Government Technology

“Amazon is leading a quartet of partners, which also include Arris’ Ruckus Networks division, Federated Wireless and Athonet, in announcing a partnership to deliver a cloud-based private LTE network solution based on CBRS.” :: Multichannel News :: Telecompetitor

“Mobile Data Traffic Growth reaches 8.6 Gigabytes per Smartphone per Month -- Mobile data traffic growth was almost 79% year on year in the third quarter of 2018” :: Telecompetitor

"Companies fed up with crappy Wi-Fi are deploying 5G instead - Automakers, oil companies, and shipping ports plan to build private 5G networks for faster, more reliable connectivity." :: MIT Technology Review


"The top 10 most expensive cable affiliate fees in the U.S. last year were all sports channels — mostly regional sports networks (RSNs) — with ESPN being by far the most expensive" :: Axios


"More than half of internet traffic is bots" :: Axios

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