Alex Koma

State

Indiana shelves network leasing deal, pauses rural broadband expansion

by Alex Koma • 2 years ago

As Gov. Eric Holcomb rewrites an arrangement hammered out by former Gov. Mike Pence, trade groups demand equal treatment while others lament what the old deal could have been.

City

Washington, D.C., Wi-Fi bill gets new life

by Alex Koma • 2 years ago

A citywide network is possible in the nation's capital by 2019, with the goal of improving accessibility for students and elderly in particular.

State

Police body cameras: state courts could play central role in accountability

by Alex Koma • 2 years ago

As Donald Trump's entrance to the White House primes a new dynamic between the public and law enforcement, a new report suggests state courts step up their role as stewards of police accountability.

City

Trump could electrify local broadband or decimate competition, panel says

by Alex Koma • 2 years ago

The president-elect says infrastructure repair is a crucial component of making America great again, leaving industry pundits to wonder if broadband will be included.

State

Civil rights advocates: Texas' new police body camera footage fee is 'a shot' at poor communities

by Alex Koma • 2 years ago

A new statewide rule instating minimum fees for public requests of police body camera footage refuels debate between civil rights advocates and police administrators struggling to keep up with technology's rapid advance.

City

LinkNYC: Wi-Fi kiosks delayed in city's poorer boroughs

by Alex Koma • 3 years ago

As New York City continues installation of free internet kiosks in some neighborhoods, while delaying installation in others, a private vendor's advertising model presents a conflict with the city's goal of tech equity.

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