High-speed Internet in Silverton pulls mining village out of digital desert by Jason Blevins, Denver Post
City evaluating options for broadband service by Mike Beckstead, The Coloradoan
Longmont power to ask for $7M budget boost for NextLight project by Karen Antonacci, Longmont Times Call
City moving forward broadband plan by Andrew Adkins, Ashland Daily Independent
Greenlight likely to disconnect Pinetops by Brie Handgraaf, The Wilson Times
Officials said the city attorney is expected to discuss the city’s options with council members following an August ruling by the 6th Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals that barred the city from expanding high-speed internet service beyond the county borders. The Federal Communications Commission supported the expansion of Greenlight Community Broadband into Pinetops, but the court determined the commission didn’t have the authority to supersede a state law limiting municipal services areas.
Bledsoe Telephone Co-op adds Gig service in Sequatchie Valley by Dave Flessner, Chattanooga Times Free Press