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National broadband coverage grossly over-represented by FCC data, report says

by Colin Wood • 3 months ago

Researchers claim that inaccurate broadband availability data is misinforming a national discussion about internet access.

South Dakota names state chief technology officer Pat Snow as acting CIO

by Benjamin Freed • 7 months ago

Snow will serve in an interim capacity through the end of this year following the retirement of longtime CIO William “David” Zolnowsky.

Broadband is getting faster and more available — but is it enough?

by Colin Wood • 1 year ago

A new industry report shows positive trends in American broadband, but experts say beneath the data lies a different truth.

Congressional advocates for city-run broadband revive their effort

by Jason Shueh • 2 years ago

Six U.S. senators have introduced a bill that would give cities the right to create their own broadband networks when traditional providers are too expensive or too slow.

Federal court blocks FCC efforts to protect municipal broadband expansion

by Alex Koma • 2 years ago

City-owned broadband providers in North Carolina and Tennessee hoping to expand their networks just suffered a key legal defeat.

T-Mobile vs. a Georgia city council reaches Supreme Court

by StateScoop Staff • 4 years ago

The Supreme Court on Monday heard oral arguments on a case between T-Mobile and the City Council of Roswell, Georgia. The case could impact how far local governments may act under federal laws.

FCC looking to change municipal broadband rules

by StateScoop Staff • 4 years ago

The Federal Communications Commission is currently taking public comments on municipal broadband laws that preempt private Internet providers from expanding into cities and towns that already provide citizens with service.

Leading tech CEOs back E-Rate modernization

by StateScoop Staff • 4 years ago

A group of prominent technology executives including HP CEO Meg Whitman and Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg sent a letter urging the Federal Communications Commission to adopt chairman Tom Wheeler’s proposal for the E-Rate program.

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