April 9, 2019


"SiFi Networks to Build Fullerton Open Access Network; GigabitNow, Ting to Deliver Services Over It" :: Telecompetitor

"Are State Legislatures Wising Up About Broadband Co-ops?" :: Daily Yonder

"Big Telecom companies are suppressing fast internet" - "The telecom industry doesn't want your internet to be good. Deregulation is making it worse. Here's why" (interview w/ Susan Crawford) :: Salon

"USDA ReConnect Broadband Funding Program Will Begin Accepting Applications April 23" :: Telecompetitor

Microsoft:  "In the past five years, there’s been more than $22 billion in subsidies and grants to carriers to sustain, extend and improve broadband in rural America. But adoption has barely budged." - "It’s time for a new approach for mapping broadband data to better serve Americans" :: Microsoft :: Telecompetitor

"Although I’m a big proponent for better rural broadband, I am not bothered by capping the Universal Service Fund." :: POTs and PANs

"Verizon to Retire Copper" :: POTs and PANs

"Improving the Administration of E-Rate: Ensuring All Schoolchildren Get the High-Speed Broadband Connections They Need" :: Benton Foundation


City of San Diego and Verizon reach "agreement to accelerate small cell, fiber and smart city deployments"; VZ  to give 500 smartphones to SDPD and 50 tablets to SD Fire-Rescue, etc. :: Verizon press release

"Yes, Google Is Still Selling Fixed Wireless, but No, It's Not Doing 5G" :: Light Reading

Australia:  "Optus wants new mobile tower rules to steam roll obstinate councils and owners" :: ZDNet


"Cord-cutting trend losing momentum, study says" :: FierceVideo

"Cable access channels jeopardized by FCC" :: Berkshire Eagle

"ATSC 3.0 Declared 'Ready for Deployment'" :: Light Reading


FCC's Agenda for April 12 Open Meeting :: FCC

"Why there's so little left of the early Internet" :: BBC

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