Contentious broadband meeting by Alexis Bechman, Payson Roundup
County agrees on plan to finish broadband project by Niki Turner, Herald Times
Unique Model Makes Citizens A Funding Partner In Broadband Network By Craig Settles, The Daily Yonder
The Ammon Model by Bryan Clark, Post Register
Participants in Thursday’s conference praised a revolutionary model that uses upfront public investment in order to create a marketplace where residents benefit from intense competition between private internet service providers, competition that’s rarely seen elsewhere in the market.
“Ammon has inspired many other communities around the country,” said Chris Mitchell, policy director of Next Century Cities. “… Ammon has one of the most replicable models (for municipal fiber-optic systems).”
Slow internet plagues rural areas of Erie County by David Bruce, Go Erie
Orange County Broadband Initiative Moves Forward by Jennifer Walker, NBC 29
This grant will lay the foundation for future internet plans in the Orange community and act as an additive to programs that are already in place.
“Through the partnership that we’ve been able to establish with the county, we can expand that service out beyond the schools to the community and that’s what’s really important about this...