Tag: broadband access

Public Utilities, Telecommunications

One in five US households don’t have broadband. Most say they don’t want it.

October 13, 2022

Via: RCR Wireless News

Over the past several decades, the U.S. Census Bureau or other agencies have been asking Americans about their use of computers and the internet. Broadband access and usage has increasingly come to represent full participation in the modern economy, from […]

Public Utilities, Telecommunications

How government can work with industry maximize federal broadband funding

March 31, 2022

Via: StateScoop

The pandemic gave broadband access a new urgency. Disadvantaged citizens who lacked internet service were unable to access essential public health, education or job updates —affecting families across the country and furthering the digital divide. Signed into law late last […]

Public Utilities, Telecommunications

Louisville, Kentucky, public/private fiber project faces heat from taxpayer lobbyist group

June 12, 2017

Via: Fierce Telecom

Louisville, Kentucky’s, latest proposal to improve broadband availability—a citywide fiber network built via a public-private partnership—has to weather a local lobbyist group’s protest first. While Louisville city leaders would like to see a citywide broadband network on the basis that […]