November 4, 2019


"Loveland [CO] breaks ground on city-owned broadband utility" :: Denver Post

"Salinas [CA] City Council approves contract to build municipal fiber network"  ::

"Weymouth [MA] to Join Quincy in Considering Municipal Broadband Infrastructure" :: City of Weymouth

"Eugene [OR] Businesses Enjoying Affordable Gigabit Downtown via EUGNet [publicly owned dark fiber]" :: MuniNetworks

"Consolidated Communications Sees Five More Public-Private Broadband Opportunities" :: Telecompetitor

"Brookings Institution Echoes Call for Local Broadband Authority" :: MuniNetworks

Jonathan Sallet's remarks at Broadband Communities:  "Building Blocks for a National Broadband Agenda" :: Benton Foundation for Internet & Society

. . . "Jonathan Sallet on the Need to Reset U.S. Broadband Policy" :: Benton Foundation for Internet & Society

. . . Benton report: "Broadband for America’s Future: A Vision for the 2020s" :: Benton Foundation for Internet & Society :: Link to PDF

"Rural businesses in Ohio face limited broadband access" :: WHIO

"Digital divide persists in NC despite broadband availability; task force seeks to drive up usage" :: WRAL

"Ting Fiber to Expand Colorado Presence With Acquisition of Cedar Holdings Group" :: Press release

"C Spire Expanding Fiber Broadband Footprint" in Mississippi:: Telecompetitor

Democratic presidential candidate Tom Steyer proposes $135 billion for rural broadband; "protecting" municipal and co-op broadband :: Multichannel News


"Vertical assets inventory" in rural Michigan "aims to attract broadband wireless providers" :: Telecompetitor

"Encinitas, Calif., to Ban 5G Antennas in Certain Areas" -- "Encinitas will amend its controversial 5G wireless policy, adding new restrictions on antenna placement near schools, daycares and residences" :: Government Technology

"Cities like Charleston [SC] embrace wireless industry’s 5G pivot. They had little choice." :: Post and Courier

Vint Cerf  "still isn’t completely sold on 5G" :: Fast Company


"Cord cutting even worse than ‘freaking ugly’ in Q3" :: FierceVideo

"Comcast Has Been Removing TV Channels But Not Lowering Its Price" :: Cord Cutters News

"Chasing huge subscriber goals, streamers give it away for free" :: Axios

"Sen. Graham Proposes STELAR Sunset Transition Plan" :: Broadcasting & Cable


FCC's tentative agenda for November Open Meeting :: FCC

"The Internet Wouldn't Be the Same Without These 11 Women" :: Popular Mechanics

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