Community Broadband Media Roundup - November 25


The City of Redding wants to bring the city up to speed with high speed Internet for all by Sade Browne, KRCR News 



Courts shoot down another barrier to community broadband by Karl Bode, VICE 



Iowa communities continue to work for better Internet by Robbie Sequeira, Ames Tribune



Electric co-op inaugurates new rural broadband funding, The Ironton Tribune

Ohio's Buckeye Rural Electric Cooperative’s $2.5 million grant from the Appalachian Regional Commission Partnerships for Opportunity and Workforce and Economic Revitalization Initiative for the installation of 168 miles of fiber project that will connect the co-op’s substations in six counties of the eastern portion of its service territory was hailed by Lt. Gov. Jon Husted as “critically important for the future of the region.”



Broadband Internet access coming to Navajo Nation communities in San Juan County by Zak Podmore, Salt Lake City Tribune 



Killing net neutrality was even worse than you think by Karl Bode, OneZero

Should the Internet be a public utility? Hundreds of cities are saying yes by David Elliot Berman and Victor Pickard, FastCompany

More muni, more money by Mike Farrell, Multichannel 

But while the cable industry harps on the more spectacular failures in the muni business, others point to successes like Chattanooga, Tennessee and Cedar Falls, Iowa, whose municipal broadband networks literally transformed those communities. And even the failures — some maybe just a little ahead of their time — can be held up as blueprints for what not to do in developing a municipal broadband plan.