August 30, 2019


"Fort Collins [CO] Connexion announces residential pricing for municipal broadband," starting at $59.95 for 1Gbps Internet, $24.95 for video;  10Gpbs residential Internet available for $299.95; "Connexion service is contract-free and has no data caps." :: Coloradoan

Hillsboro, OR's HiLight service to offer symmetrical 1Gbps for $55/mo;  $10/mo for low-income residents  :: MuniNetworks

Cumberland [TN] Electric Membership Corp. "unveils Cumberland Connect high speed internet service" :: Clarksville Now

"If you really want to grow the Summit County [CO] economy, or any of our mountain town economies, it’s all about the broadband." :: Summit Daily

"Elizabeth Warren: Here’s how we get broadband Internet to rural America" :: Washington Post

. . . "Warren Blames ISPs, FCC, for Digital Divide -- Says answer is 'public broadband' option" :: Multichannel News

"Latest National Broadband Data From FCC Finds Median U.S. Internet Speed of 60 Mbps" :: Telecompetitor

"CenturyLink Embraces Fiber" :: POTs and PANs

"OTI Highlights Broad Opposition to FCC’s Dangerous Proposal to Cap the Universal Service Fund" :: New America :: Multichannel News

"Running for office? You should have a plan for broadband access" (Next Century Cities op-ed) :: The Hill (corrected link)

"Only Congress Can End the Net Neutrality War" (Rick Boucher) :: Multichannel News


"The City [of Buffalo] recently decided to tackle a portion of the homework gap and has approved building a WiFi network that will reach the homes of 5,500 students living in downtown Buffalo....The city is mounting antennas on top of eight downtown schools and other government-owned buildings. These installations take advantage of the gigabit bandwidth already available at City buildings. The network is being designed to reach students living within about two miles of each of the locations."; Network access limited to school network, not for household broadband :: POTs and PANs

"Local governments prepare for 5G" - more on Verizon small cell lawsuit vs. City of Rochester :: Rochester City Newspaper

"Are 5G Cell Sites A Health Hazard? UC Davis Researcher Says No" :: 13 CBS Sacramento

"‘Takes Away From My Business’: 5G Tower In Denver Met With Resistance" :: CBS Denver

"US MVNOs: We'll Offer 5G Too" :: Light Reading

"5G won't replace 4G: Debunking all the 5G myths" :: CNET

"5G: Why you should ignore the hype and wait – until 2020" :: USA Today

"China’s carriers to build a shared 5G network" :: FierceWireless

"DOJ’s plan to make Dish the fourth major carrier has a fatal flaw" :: Ars Technica :: POTs and PANs

"FCC to Free 300MHz of C-Band for 5G in November, Analysts Say" :: Light Reading


"Nexstar-AT&T Blackout Ends After Two Month Standoff" ::  Broadcasting & Cable


"Public Knowledge Bolsters Advocacy and Policy Teams" :: Public Knowledge

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