municipal broadband

N.Y. Gov. Cuomo vetoes municipal broadband bill, favoring state initiative

by • 10 months ago

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

by • 1 year ago

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

by • 1 year ago

A majority of the fastest internet service providers in the United States are run by local communities or though local partnerships.

Report: Municipal broadband environment has gotten 'significantly worse'

by • 2 years 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.

Louisville, Ky., loses Google Fiber after company placed lines too shallow

by • 2 years ago

Google said it will end service in Louisville on April 15, though the city says it has other options, including a growing municipal fiber network.

San Francisco prioritizes net neutrality in latest citywide fiber report

by • 3 years ago

A "Blue Ribbon" panel leading development of citywide high-speed internet makes new calls for citizen privacy and measures to stop providers from blocking or throttling content.

Municipal broadband advocates cry foul amid Seattle mayoral race

by • 3 years ago

As the city takes another look at municipal broadband, the region's dominant internet service providers put their money behind the candidate who would oppose government's entrance to the market.

Seattle may take another stab at municipal broadband

by • 3 years ago

A city councilmember will soon propose the hire of an employee to begin what would be the eighth investigation into municipal broadband for the city in 12 years.

Clinton's broadband plan promises continuity, though could prove too 'incremental'

by • 4 years ago

Tech policy analysts are taking a closer look at Hillary Clinton's pledge to connect every household to broadband by 2020, and evaluating how she hopes to achieve that goal.