June 26, 2019


"Ponca City [OK] Upgrades from Fixed Wireless to Fiber" :: MuniNetworks

"Williamstown [Mass.] ready to pitch town-owned broadband" :: Berkshire Eagle

"After struggling to upload video and other images in a timely manner for his RVRB media agency in Cleveland, Tennessee, Clark Campbell decided nearly two years ago to relocate the business to downtown Chattanooga which boasts the fastest internet service in the Western Hemisphere." :: Chattanooga Times Free Press

"Study: Lack Of High-Speed Internet Will Further Disadvantage Rural Southeastern Indiana" :: Eagle Country

Broadband gap analysis of California, from CPUC :: CPUC Analysis

"While AT&T is throttling back on its fiber build-outs starting next month, Verizon looks to accelerate its fiber deployments, according to Verizon CTO Kyle Malady" :: FierceTelecom

More on FCC preemption of San Francisico MDU wiring ordinance, proposal to address exclusive marketing arrangements, rooftop access, etc. :: National Law Journal :: Draft NPRM and Declaratory Ruling

"The FCC Is Siding With Landlords and Comcast Over Tenants Who Want Broadband Choices" :: EFF

"CableLabs Kicks Off Pursuit of DOCSIS 4.0" :: Light Reading

Texas cities plan to sue the state over new law slashing telecom ROW fees :: Fort Worth Star-Telegram


Sacramento:  "City's 5G deal with Verizon delivers less than advertised, communications union says" :: Sacramento Business Journal 

"Starry prepares for 24 GHz deployments" :: FierceWireless

"Schools and Phone Companies Face Off Over Wireless Spectrum" :: Wired


"Some interesting data was recently reported by the Wall Street research firm Cowan. They were looking at cable TV margins among bigger cable companies and concluded that it’s hard for anybody but the largest cable companies to be profitable with cable." :: POTs and PANs


Next Century Cities announces new Executive Director, Francella Ochillo :: Next Century Cities

Overview of the California Consumer Protection Act, enacted June 2018 :: POTs and PANs

"The former head of FCC Chairman Ajit Pai's Broadband Deployment Advisory Committee (BDAC) was sentenced to five years in prison for defrauding investors." :: Ars Technica

"Google’s Enemies Gear Up to Make Antitrust Case" :: Wall Street Journal (sub. req'd) 

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