January 6, 2020


"North Carolina's Unique Broadband History and Lessons for Moving Forward" - podcast with Jane Smith Patterson

City of Wildwood, MO issues RFP seeking broadband provider; LOI to respond due Feb. 4, final submission April 3 :: City of Wildwood

New Hampshire: "Federal grant boosts municipal broadband networks" :: Daily Hampshire Gazette

"Why Cuomo shot down a bill to study municipal broadband"; "The governor said last month that he and lawmakers might revisit the idea of a feasibility study on municipal broadband at the beginning of this year."  :: City & State New York

"Rural Colorado Continues Pushing for Broadband Coverage" :: Denver Post

Georgia:  "Solutions for better rural broadband access are as distinct as the communities they serve." :: GeorgiaTrend

Missouri:  "Rural businesses struggle to get up to speed on high speed internet" :: KOMU.com

"FCC Ready to Authorize CAF II Rural Broadband Funding for Hughes, Wisper ISP, Three Others," including Westfield [MA] Gas & Electric :: Telecompetitor :: Greenfield Recorder


"5G Infrastructure Fight Between Cities, FCC to Continue in 2020"; oral arguments at Ninth Circuit Feb.10 (City of Eugene v. FCC) :: Bloomberg

"Could streetlights make sense for small cell deployments?" :: FierceWireless

"For all the talk about 5G, operators still prefer to keep some things to themselves, such as exactly how many 5G cell sites they’re deploying." :: FierceWireless

Jonathan Adelstein:  "The lack of a properly skilled workforce is a top obstacle we’re facing right now to winning the race to 5G.” :: Poltico

"I flew 3,000 miles and tried T-Mobile's 5G. It didn't go well" :: ZDNet

"5G Is Live in Chicago, but It’s Not Ready for Prime Time Yet" :: Chicago Tribune

"[A]nalysts at Cowen believe the state attorneys general (AGs) will prevail in their suit to block the [T-Mobile-Sprint] transaction." :: FierceWireless :: Telecompetitor


Locast launches GoFundMe page for legal defense :: Cablefax


"California’s Privacy Law Goes Into Effect [Jan. 1]. Now What?" :: Wired

"The tech industry's most consequential policy fights in 2020 will play out in the states, not Washington." :: Axios


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