October 16, 2020


"These US Rural Areas Have the Highest (and Lowest) Internet Speeds" :: PC

Fiber partnership between telephone and electric coops in rural Kentucky :: Institute for Local Self-Reliance

"Broadband on the Ballot - Understanding Chicago’s internet access referendum" :: South Side Weekly

"The Magnitude of the Urban Digital Divide" :: POTs and PANs

NYC:  "De Blasio Administration Pledges to Finally Address City's Persistent 'Digital Divide' with Universal Internet Access" :: Gotham Gazette

Virginia:  "Editorial: Why are some rural Republicans voting against more rural broadband?" :: Roanoke Times

. . . "Editorial: Put customers first in Virginia’s broadband future, not 'cable companies'" :: Richmond Times-Dispatch

"West Virginia Governor Announces Broadband Expansion" :: Dominion Post

"Kansas Sees Boost with Establishment of Broadband Office and Tens of Millions in Grants" :: Institute for Local Self-Reliance

"Tech for Telehealth Is Only Part of the Equation, Broadband Access Is the Other" -- "[A] study on broadband availability in Pennsylvania by researchers at Pennsylvania State University released in 2019 found that while the FCC says that 100 percent of Pennsylvania has access to broadband connectivity, zero counties in the state (yes, zero) had reliable and consistent broadband access for at least half of their residents." :: Daily Yonder

"It’s Time to Put Anchors on the (Broadband) Map" :: SHLB

"USDA ReConnect Funding Hits Its Stride as Another $61M for Broadband Announced" ::Telecompetitor

SpaceX qualified for RDOF auction :: Ars Technica

"The rise of 'zoom towns' in the rural west" :: Phys.org


"25 Utah schools to deploy private LTE using CBRS" -- "The Utah Education and Telehealth Network (UETN) is using a CARES Act grant to deploy a private LTE network that students can access without entering the buildings." :: FierceWireless

"T-Mobile's 5G lead begins to widen" :: Light Reading


"A Comcast Product for Cord-Cutters" :: POTs and PANs

"Upgrade to 1.8GHz presents power challenge for cable ops" :: Light Reading


Chairman Pai says FCC will proceed with Section 230 rulemaking "to clarify its meaning" :: FCC

"Trump vs. Big Tech: Everything you need to know about Section 230 and why everyone hates it' :: USA Today

FCC officially moves headquarters from The Portals to 45 L Street NW :: NextTV

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