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Broadband project to cost Kentucky taxpayers $1.5 billion after policy turnabout

by • 1 year ago

The project was originally to cost taxpayers $30 million, but a recent audit found changes to procurement rules have placed a much bigger burden on the state.

Alaska lawmakers push for net neutrality enforcement via contracting

by • 2 years ago

The state would become the sixth in recent weeks to adopt formal rules encouraging internet service providers to abide by content access principles no longer enforced by the federal government.

Arkansas wraps up extensive broadband upgrade for education

by • 2 years ago

After years of planning, the state nears the end of a fiber upgrade to bolster broadband connectivity for K-12 schools in the state.

Montana kickstarts $2 million broadband expansion

by • 2 years ago

Big Sky Country could bring in almost 0 million from a FCC fund-matching program to upgrade broadband and digital infrastructure in public schools.

How the Internet of Things is transforming energy, lighting and traffic in San Leandro

by • 2 years ago

The future of the city's infrastructure and operations hinge on development of an evolving sensor network and internet backbone, the California city CIO says.

Cincinnati seeks broadband vendor for smart city backbone

by • 3 years ago

The city is looking for a partnership that would provide a starting point for an emerging network of connected devices.

Collaboration drives massive progress on K-12 broadband for Arkansas

by • 3 years ago

As Arkansas' efforts to bring every public school district in the state online with high-speed broadband, the state's interim technology head reflects on the progress and looks forward.

Indiana shelves network leasing deal, pauses rural broadband expansion

by • 3 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.

Civil unrest, higher expectations and smarter devices changed the face of city technology in 2016

by • 3 years ago

As the public demands increased police accountability and services that rival those offered by the private sector, cities and their advocates search for new a way forward through uncertain times.