Ryan Johnston

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Report: Municipal broadband environment has gotten 'significantly worse'

by Ryan Johnston • 3 days ago

The number of municipally run networks has risen, but state lawmakers are also throwing up more roadblocks, according to a new report from BroadbandNow.

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Baltimore, Montgomery among 5 winners named in 2019 'Smart Cities Readiness Challenge'

by Ryan Johnston • 4 days ago

Winners will receive one year of access to specialty planning tools, workshops and the Smart City Council's network of experts.

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San Leandro, California, names longtime IT manager as CTO

by Ryan Johnston • 5 days ago

Tony Batalla, the city's IT manager since 2014, will oversee both the city's internal technology policy and a public-facing innovation office.

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Philadelphia names members of smart-city advisory group

by Ryan Johnston • 6 days ago

The city announced 17 members of its SmartCityPHL Advisory Committee, which is tasked with implementing a "smart-city roadmap" published earlier this year.

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Seattle innovation council tackles homelessness, social services in first projects

by Ryan Johnston • 6 days ago

The group comprised of local technology companies, university deans and city leaders has named seven new technology projects designed to improve life for the city's residents.

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FCC announces $20 billion for rural broadband providers, schedules third 5G auction

by Ryan Johnston • 1 week ago

FCC Chairman Ajit Pai said the new fund will bring internet access to 4 million homes. He also announced a new 5G spectrum auction, to be held Dec. 10.

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