Hillsboro, Oregon, has studied the possibility of investing in high-quality fiber connectivity for residents and businesses since 2014. After considering the pros and cons, this northwest city of 105,000 has decided to move ahead, with spring 2019 as a target launch date of its own Internet access service.
Vermont was one of the first states to take decisive action to try to curb the harmful consequences from the repeal of network neutrality. It’s only fitting that Senator Bernie Sanders recently released a video on network neutrality featuring one of the country’s experts on connectivity — our own Christopher Mitchell.
Doug Dawson and his firm, CCG Consulting, recently marked their 20th year working in the telecommunications industry. Doug belongs to a small cadre of professionals who have the technical expertise and policy knowledge to set them apart. Listen to Christopher and Doug's conversation at the Broadband Communities Summit in Austin, for episode 306 of the Community Broadband Bits Podcast.
Traverse City Light & Power recently took the next step in their efforts to build out a citywide Fiber-to-the-Premise (FTTP) network. City leaders issued a Request for Information (RFI) for Partnership for Deployment; responses are due June 29th.