March 13, 2019


"Citywide Fiber Network Nears Completion in Lincoln, Nebraska, Due to Municipal Conduit" :: MuniNetworks

Tacoma Click! seeks public comment on proposed partnership with cable, Internet provider :: Suburban Times

"Solon [OH] Finance Committee nixes municipal internet service study" :: Cleveland.com

"Maupin, Oregon [pop. 430] Completes Gigabit Broadband Network" :: Press Release

"Voters to decide on broadband for Chesterfield [NH]" :: Brattleboro Reformer

"Milan [TN] provides residential broadband as part of public utilities" :: WBBJ

More on N.C. electric cooperatives broadband initiative :: MuniNetworks

"S.C. Legislature Eyes Broadband Funding as Economic Engine" :: The State

"Why Minnesota's Broadband Push is Crucial to Rural Residents -- 
Rural communities in Minnesota fail to conduct timely business because they lack fast Internet. In one town, it's the difference between employment and mass layoffs" :: Star Tribune

House hearing focuses on [i.e., opposes] use of [federal] government funds to support overbuilds :: Multichannel News :: UPI

"Finally – A Whitebox Solution for Small ISPs" :: POTs and PANs


"Legislation would make Wi-Fi on school buses eligible for E-Rate reimbursement" :: Office of Sen. Tom Udall (D-NM)

"5G wireless technology comes with big promises, but city of Portland [OR] has big concerns" :: KATU

Verizon:  "Don’t let the number ‘5’ in 5Ge fool you, it’s just 4G LTE Advanced." :: Verizon


"Comcast Strategy: Emphasize Broadband over Video as Broadband Take Rate Reaches 47%" :: Telecompetitor

"Kagan Finds More Than a Million Multichannel Video Subscriber Losses in 4Q 2018" :: Telecompetitor

Apple expected to announce streaming service on March 25 :: Multichannel News :: Light Reading

"AT&T raises DirecTV Now price—again—after promising lower post-merger bills" :: Ars Technica

. . ."For AT&T and DirecTV Now, the Jig Is Up; Will Other vMVPDs Soon Cave, Too? -- Why all vMPVDs might soon be priced at $50 or more a month" :: Multichannel News


FCC Form 499-A due April 1 :: 2019 Form 499-A Instructions

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