More than 20 states still restrict municipal broadband
While the White House signals support for community-owned broadband networks, 22 states still prevent or limit their creation.
Biden plans $100 billion broadband investment
The White House's $2 trillion infrastructure plan prioritizes the development of municipally owned broadband networks that have “less pressure to turn profits."
Tucson, Arizona, is building a municipal broadband network
Tucson Chief Information Officer Collin Boyce said the new network will support government offices, students and elderly residents who've been affected by the pandemic.
With Pai's departure, FCC likely to restore net neutrality, strengthen municipal broadband
President-elect Joe Biden is expected to appoint new FCC leaders who will work more closely with local governments and reinstate Obama-era regulations.
Are states relenting on municipal broadband during the pandemic?
More states are relaxing limits on municipally controlled broadband networks as the health crisis drags on, raising the need for high-speed internet service.
Chicago, Denver voted to take broadband 'seriously' on Tuesday
Voters in the two cities approved referendums that could encourage the creation of municipally owned broadband networks.
N.Y. Gov. Cuomo vetoes municipal broadband bill, favoring state initiative
The state will postpone studying the merits of municipal broadband as it waits out the results of the state's $500 million Broadband For All initiative.
North Carolina considers loosening municipal broadband regulations
State lawmakers are considering a bill that would open up opportunities for communities to build and run their own broadband infrastructure.
Municipally run internet tops national speed test rankings
A majority of the fastest internet service providers in the United States are run by local communities or though local partnerships.