Municipal fiber

4.11.17

Tennessee Could Give Taxpayers America's Fastest Internet For Free, But It Will Give Comcast and AT&T $45 Million Instead

"Tennessee will literally be paying AT&T to provide a service 1000 times slower than what Chattanooga could provide without subsidies."

11.8.16

Communities Are Finally Taking Back Their Broadband Destiny from Big Telecom

"For a few years, we basically tracked every single city that was considering building its own network. Now, we’re struggling to keep up."

11.2.16

26 Colorado Communities Will Vote on Building Their Own Internet Networks

The ballot measures will circumvent a state law banning cities from competing with Comcast and other big telecom companies.

3.1.16

America Is Wasting So Much Time and Money Defending the Broadband Status Quo

In Louisville, AT&T lawyers are once again wielding a lawsuit to impede progress.

2.23.16

Huntsville’s Model for Google Fiber Is the Future of Broadband

The city "put a nail in the coffin of telephone and cable monopolies."

7.2.15

22 Towns in Massachusetts Are Building Their Own Gigabit Fiber Network

"For too long we’ve been making do with satellite, DSL or wireless internet. Fiber will render these as obsolete as a dial-up connection."

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1.13.15

A Startup Offering Gigabit Fiber Is Expanding to a Second Comcast-Dominated City

"We want to blow this thing up, and we want disruptive services at disruptive pricing," the city says.

11.4.14

Gigabit Internet Connections Make Property Values Rise

And if you're not getting it, your town is getting screwed.

10.27.14

20 More Cities Are Looking for Ways to Get Gigabit Internet Speeds

When finalized, more than 50 American cities will have joined a coalition dedicated to bringing fast, reliable internet to residents.

8.25.14

Net Neutrality Is 'Marxist,' According to This Koch-Backed Astroturf Group

It's astroturfing and fearmongering at its finest—and most extreme.

7.29.14

Six Ways Big Telecom Tries to Kill Community Broadband

It's not just the lobbyists (though they certainly help).

7.28.14

Comcast Used This 'Spooky' Propaganda to Kill Off a Local Internet Competitor

A series of patronizing, untruthful fliers were distributed by big telecom to sway the vote to create a municipally owned fiber network.

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