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Someone in Longmont Kicks Comcast While Down
Shortly after Longmont voters chose self-reliance despite Comcast's $300,000 campaign of lies to sway the referendum, some anonymous citizen placed the following ad in the local paper. Cheeky.
Florida Designates $144 Million in ARPA Funds for 58 Broadband Projects
New Bill Could Make Colorado Friendly State for Municipal Broadband
Summit County, Ohio Building $75 Million, 125-Mile Fiber Ring
Georgia CPF Funds Go Mostly to Big Incumbents; Cooperatives Share Leftovers
Fairlawn Gig Adds Speed, Lowers Price
Subscribers to FairlawnGig – Fairlawn, Ohio’s municipal broadband network – are being upgraded to new service levels as the city-owned network bumps up speeds and slashes prices to make its fiber Internet service faster, and even more affordable. Earlier this week, FairlawnGig announced that subscribers who had been getting Fairlawn’s basic service tier of symmetrical 300 Megabits per second (Mbps) were being upgraded to symmetrical gig speed service – for the exact same price of $55/month.
Charter, Comcast Continue to Dominate State Grant Awards
While cooperatives, utilities, and municipalities are seeing a welcome portion of Covid relief and infrastructure bill funding, the nation’s two biggest cable broadband monopolies continue to hoover up the lion’s share of most new broadband infrastructure grants.