June 21, 2019


"American Fork [UT] looks to build $25 million broadband infrastructure" :: Daily Herald

"Bristol [NH] [pop. 3,000] set to build own high-speed broadband system" :: WMUR

Profile of SiFi Networks open-access network in Fullerton, CA :: MuniNetworks

"Gainesville [FL] City Commission Votes to Seek Help and More Information on Broadband Options" :: WUFT :: Gainesville Sun

FCC "will vote next month on whether to preempt a San Francisco city ordinance that was designed to promote broadband competition in multi-unit buildings. ... [Chmn. Pai's] new proposal would preempt San Francisco's rule to the extent that it requires sharing of in-use wiring in multi-tenant buildings and complexes. Pai claimed in a blog post Tuesday that the city's rule 'deters broadband deployment'" :: Ars Technica

. . . "The latest FCC plan to boost US broadband? Prevent competition in apartment blocks.  Ajit Pai turns logic on its head while doing Big Cable's bidding" :: The Register

FCC set to adopt Connected Care Pilot Program allocating $100M in USF funds to support telehealth for low-income Americans :: FCC

More on USTelecom broadband mapping initiative :: Telecompetitor

State of Ohio issues broadband development RFI "intended to identify the entities that are interested in accessing the rights-of-way controlled by the Ohio Department of Transportation for fiber-optic and telecommunications purposes and to identify which rights-of-way that each entity would like to access."; responses due July 9 ::  Government Technology :: Link to RFI


"Pennsylvania Lawmakers Table Bill Easing 5G Antenna Rules," following objections from municipal associations and unions :: Government Technology

Neutral hosting in Europe:  "How 5G could democratise the telecoms industry" :: Phys.org

"SHLB Says FCC Order to Auction EBS Spectrum Would be Disastrous for Students, 5G and Rural America" :: SHLB

. . . "Critics blast FCC’s planned changes to EBS 2.5 GHz band, citing harm to education" :: FierceWireless

"Are HOAs Holding Back the Next Wave of American Tech?" (re: OTARD) :: InsideSources

"5G Phones and Your Health:  What You Need to Know" :: CNET


"AT&T Files 'Bad Faith' Retrans Complaint Against Nine Broadcasters" :: Multichannel News

"Locast's Scorecard: 250,000+ People Registered, 0 Lawsuits" :: Light Reading

"Linear TV Nostalgia" :: POTs and PANs


"To Take Down Big Tech, They First Need to Reinvent the Law" -- "Economic absolutism is making way for other considerations as antitrust thinking goes back to its roots." :: New York Times

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