September 10, 2019


"Momentum Builds for Maryland’s Rural Broadband Initiative" :: Government Technology

"KentuckyWired broadband project completed in Eastern Kentucky" :: WYMT

"What Are the Economic Effects of Municipal Broadband? New Study Tests Conventional Wisdom" :: Technology Policy Institute

"'The cruel irony of the digital divide' in Colorado: Urban poor are left behind even as access, technology improves" :: Colorado Sun

"The Census Bureau and the Digital Divide" :: POTs and PANs

"Telepsychiatry Helps Recruitment And Patient Care In Rural Areas" :: NPR

"Libraries Ensure That Our Future Is Connected and Informed. Let’s Help Them Keep It That Way." :: Public Knowledge


"Verizon’s 5G network isn’t good enough to cover an entire NFL stadium" :: Ars Technica

"AT&T & Verizon: All Quiet on Narrowband IoT" :: Light Reading


"5G Is Forcing Hundreds of TV Channels to Change How They Broadcast" :: Gizmodo

"AT&T TV Looks a Little Too Much Like Traditional Cable
The company's new streaming service costs $93 a month. What the heck?" :: Motley Fool


"First ‘High-Tech Census’ Raises Stakes for Local Government" :: Government Technology

"1 in 4 Local Governments Will Fall to Ransomware, Experts Say" :: Philadelphia Inquirer

"A smart city should serve its users, not mine their data" -- "[S]mart cities have to be built by cities themselves, democratically controlled and publicly owned. Reinventing company towns with high-tech fillips is not a path to a brighter future. It’s a new form of digital feudalism." (Cory Doctorow) :: Toronto Life

"Quantum Computing Holds Promise for the Public Sector" :: Government Technology

"San Francisco Offers to Buy PG&E Wires in City -- The $2.5 billion bid to bankrupt utility is seen as a possible precursor toward creating municipal utility" :: Wall Street Journal (sub. req'd)

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