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Tue, 21 Mar 2017 09:32:15 +0000
Too many rural areas in America still have slow broadband service. San Juan Islands (Washington State) used to have only DSL (1 Mbps) service provided by CenturyLink, and spotty cellular phone coverage from AT&T and Verizon. Recently, however, Orcas Power and Light (OPALCO), a rural electric cooperative, created a wholly owned private subsidiary called Rock […]
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Thu, 24 Nov 2016 00:22:14 +0000
There are two Requests for Information from Summit County, Colorado pertaining to their plan to deploy fiber to the premises and wireless broadband. (1) Request for Information for Partnership for Deployment of Fiber-to-the-Premises Description: Request for Information for Partnership for Deployment of Fiber-to-the-Premises (FTTP) in Summit County, Colorado This Request for Information (RFI) to convey […]
Mon, 24 Oct 2016 08:29:54 +0000
WISPs are under attack on multiple fronts. For years, WISPs were content to hide in the hills and valleys in the United States and in the underserved areas around the rest of the world. When the Internet expanded, companies like NetFlix and YouTube, and bandwidth-intensive applications began to push DSL and cable providers to increase […]
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Wed, 14 Sep 2016 19:13:55 +0000
The saga of the LinkNYC Wi-Fi project’s dispute with Telebeam isn’t over. The US Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit granted Telebeam’s motion for an injunction pending appeal in Telebeam’s lawsuit against the city of New York, the Department of Information, Technology and Telecommunications (DoITT), and CityBridge LLC. This means that Telebeam does not […]
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Wed, 14 Sep 2016 17:53:42 +0000
The Law of Unintended Consequences has struck again! Its latest victim is New York’s LinkNYC, the Wi-Fi enabled digital advertising kiosks sprinkled across New York, designed to provide free Wi-Fi access, web surfing (on the shiny glass screens) and most importantly, advertising. Unfortunately, instead of gladdening the hearts of New Yorkers, the LinkNYC kiosks are making […]