New fiber optic lines coming to Lohrville by Elijah Decious, The Messenger
Broadband issues aired at forum by Bill Shea, The Messenger
New 10-cent surcharge on Maine phone lines will fund broadband expansion, Portland Press Herald
Internet companies leave customers in the dark on storm-related outages, Portlans Press Herald
Our view: Storm exposes flaw in Maine’s cable regulation, Portland Press Herald
Quincy looks to build fiber optic network for better Internet by Liz Markhlevskaya, Patch
"This is really a part of the economy, and this is something people should have to access jobs and other resources," said Cain. "Having Internet is now part of our daily lives that we probably take for granted, but some people still don't have access to in a cheap manner."
Chisago County broadband advocate receives Courageous Leadership Award, County News Review
Rural broadband workshops target community leaders by Nathan Gregory, Daily Journal
Community broadband: Municipal broadband success stories by Kendra Chamberlain, The Salem News
One rural N.H. town is hoping to bring in broadband without taking on debt by David Brooks, Concord-Monitor
Sandwich, like many rural communities in New Hampshire and most of the rest of the country, has struggled to keep up with people’s increasing demands for broadband Internet. Broadband is needed for many in-home businesses, and is increasingly sought by people looking to buy homes or commercial properties.
This became clear during a series of “listening sessions” held by the Broadband Committee over the summer, where people presented a litany of woes about slow Internet interfering with business and family plans.
Grant to bring broadband to southeast Ohio by David E. Malloy, The Herald-Dispatch
Multnomah County, other cities eyeing Internet as public utility by John Hendricks, FOX12
Municipal broadband can be a great success by Katie Kienbaum, Cleveland.com
Philadelphia's IT plan focuses on digital equity, tech coordination by Jason Plautz, Smart Cities Dive
$2.85 million grant to improve rural broadband announced in Tennessee by Adrian Sainz, EfficientGov
ECFiber helps pave the way for other community broadband entities by Eric Blaisdell, Times Argus
Brattleboro stays engaged in broadband talks by Chris Mays, Brattleboro Reformer
Anacortes fiber optic network taking orders by Jacqueline Allison, GoAnacortes
Sen. Manchin encourages WV residents to test Internet speeds by Charles Young, WVNews
Investment in broadband infrastructure can create cost savings and community self-empowerment by Cat Blake, Benton Institute
Expensive broadband is pricing millions out of accessing the Internet by Katie Collins, CNet
FCC study declares US broadband is wonderful, nothing to see here by Karl Bode, VICE
Rural broadband is a problem, and Georgia is mapping it by Emma Hurt, Marketplace
Remember George Glidden from Lumpkin County? His house technically has broadband service. But in reality, it wasn’t worth much.
“We need pricing data. We also need reliability data,” Mitchell said. “That reliability component is very important, but that’s not showing up in any maps right now, really.”
Limited rural broadband is about people, too by Rebecca Miller, Farm and Dairy