January 10, 2019


"Broadband Internet Access and the Digital Divide: Federal Assistance Programs" :: Congressional Research Service

"States Make the Right Moves -- California, Washington and Indiana recently enacted legislation to help facilitate community broadband networks." :: Broadband Communities Magazine

"North Carolina Co-ops Merge to Connect Rural Communities Across the State(s)" :: MuniNetworks

"Cooperatives and Rural Broadband" :: Broadband Communities Magazine

"Regional efforts to develop broadband infrastructure are becoming more common.  Recent examples include collaborations between two towns in Maine, two counties in Virginia and two public entities in Skagit County, Washington." :: Broadband Communities Magazine

“Colorado Map: Local Authority Expanding Across the State” :: MuniNetworks

“Aurora, Ill., Committee Stalls on Fiber Network Addition” :: Government Technology

“5G will be the next revolution in global communications, but the U.S. may be left behind -- because the U.S. hasn’t turned the building of its optical fiber infrastructure into a national imperative — that is, government-supervised — as it did its highways, airports, dams and bridges.” :: Los Angeles Times :: Vox

“Trusting Big ISP Data” :: POTs and PANs


"Documenting the True—and High—Local Administrative Costs of Small Cell Siting" :: CTC Technology & Energy

“Big Cable’s ‘10G’ campaign betrays a fear of wireless 5G” :: Verge

“Beware the 5G Hype: Wireless Rivals Fuel Confusion” :: Wall Street Journal (sub. req'd)

“How dumb do you think your customers are, AT&T?” :: Fast Company

"Ignore 5G, For Now" :: Wired

“Enabling opportunities: 5G, the internet of things, and communities of color” :: Brookings

"FirstNet subscriber base jumps 70% in less than 3 months" :: FierceWireless


"Tribune, Charter Reach Retrans Pact" :: Multichannel News


“Senators Call on FCC To Investigate T-Mobile, AT&T, and Sprint Selling Location Data to Bounty Hunters”; AT&T and T-Mobile say they will stop selling information to 3rd parties  :: Motherboard :: Washington Post

"Smart cities could be lousy to live in if you have a disability" :: MIT Technology Review

"The Rise and Demise of RSS" :: Motherboard

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