Community Broadband Media Roundup - January 14


Commission candidates talk broadband, Bonnet Springs by Mike Ferguson, The Ledger



Portland ready to measure interest in citywide Internet service by Mitchell Boatman, Sentinel Standard



Is there a cable company worse than Comcast? Meet Frontier. By Hannah Jones, City Pages



Digital divide: Plan to expand Internet access proves popular in House and with Mississippians Bobby Harrison, Mississippi Today

“The lack of affordable, reliable and adequate Internet service in Mississippi is a crisis and is one that we had better fix, if we want our children and grandchildren to stay here”



Rural business works with city to bring fiber Internet to Perry, Missouri by Frank Healy, WGEM


New York

Saratoga Springs, N.Y., advances fiber network project by Wendy Liberatore, Times Union 

New deal to govern how broadband providers market speeds by Pete Demola, The Sun


North Carolina

Rural surveys help identify need for broadband by Valerie Crowder

Albemarle will host broadband event Jan. 28 by Chris Miller, Stanly News & Press



America desperately needs fiber Internet, and the tech giants won’t save us by Eric Johnson, Recode

Telehealth changes will increase rural broadband demand by Craig Settles, Daily Yonder

State laws slow down high-speed Internet for rural America by April Simpson, PEW 

"Electric cooperatives are simply the single greatest hope for most of rural America to have really good Internet access."