February 21, 2020


"NH Law Could Hasten Broadband Buildout" -- "The state law allows cities and towns to issue municipal bonds for broadband construction." ... Sen. Maggie Hassan (D-N.H.) "also introduced two bipartisan bills with Senator Shelley Moore Capito, R-West Virginia, to give municipalities more tools, like tax credits, to spur investment in rural broadband projects." :: WCAX

"North Carolina Takes a Deeper Look at Statewide Access, Adoption, Digital Divide" :: Institute for Local Self-Reliance

Bayfield, CO Town Board consider broadband public-private partnership :: Pine River Times

"How one of America's most rural states [North Dakota] became a broadband leader" :: Yahoo Finance

"The FCC’s New Initiative Punishes States That Have Tried to Close the Digital Divide" :: Public Knowledge

FCC:  "New Data Shows Digital Divide Closing & Broadband Competition Rising" :: FCC :: Multichannel News

"The Vast Undercount of Gaps in American Internet Access" :: MSN

"The FCC’s Broadband Reports are Useless to Fix America’s Digital Divide"  :: Medium

"Challenging the FCC Broadband Maps" :: POTs and PANs

"The White House says that the Trump Administration FCC's rollback of internet regs increased 'real incomes' by more than $50 billion per year and 'consumer welfare' by $40 billion per year" :: Multichannel News

"California’s Broadband Fund Ignores Fiber and Favors Slow DSL" :: EFF


"Dish Wireless won’t be a boon for tower companies in 2020" :: FierceWireless


"Cord-Cutting Accelerated in 2019, Raising Pressure on Cable Providers" -- "Large cable and satellite companies lost 5.5 million traditional pay-TV subscribers last year, compared with 3.2 million in 2018" :: Wall Street Journal

"Could Verizon Fios Dump Cable TV for YouTube TV?" :: The National Interest


"Five Lessons from the Justice Department's Big Debate Over Section 230" :: The Verge

"By 2023, there will be more than three times more networked devices on Earth than humans" :: RCRWirelessNews

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