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Biden takes infrastructure pitch straight to Americans

Fox31 Denver 16 Oct 2021
WASHINGTON (Nexstar) -- Unable to unite his own party behind the $3.5 trillion "human infrastructure" plan, President Joe Biden is making that pitch directly to Americans ... Biden also wants to pass a traditional infrastructure proposal to repair roads, bridges and public transport, as well as improve rural broadband and fix lead-leaching water pipes.

Closing the 'digital divide': Interest in municipal internet is rising on the South Shore, nationwide

The Patriot Ledger 15 Oct 2021
Some communities on the South Shore – including Quincy, Weymouth and Milton – are exploring the potential of making broadband internet a public utility, lumping it in with the long-considered-essential public services of water, electricity and sewer.

Incumbent's View: In challenging times, experience, listening matter

Duluth News Tribune 15 Oct 2021
I am grateful for the many endorsements from unions, the DFL, and fellow public servants I have worked with in areas such as public utilities, economic development, housing, broadband, and the equitable distribution of federal funds ... BROADBAND ... PUBLIC UTILITIES.

TDS Telecom gets USD 2 mln in funding for rural fibre networks in Wisconsin

Telecom Paper 15 Oct 2021
TDS Telecom said it was awarded USD 2.032 million in funding for broadband expansion ...

Elon Musk Says Starlink Will Provide Faster Internet Speeds On Airlines

Slashdot 15 Oct 2021
SpaceX has launched 1,740 Starlink satellites to date, and the network has more than 100,000 users in 14 countries who are participating in a public beta, with service priced at $99 a month. Airlines work with satellite broadband providers for inflight Wi-Fi, with Viasat and ...

Column: Real and long-lasting change takes all of us

Gloucester Times 15 Oct 2021
This coalition includes organizations like nonprofit Tech Goes Home and the Massachusetts Broadband Institute at Massachusetts Technology Collaborative, a public agency.

UK government to provide full-fibre broadband to 1,000 schools

Computer Weekly 14 Oct 2021
£180.8m has been invested as part of the Local Full Fibre Networks (LFFN) programme to help roll out the next generation of faster, full-fibre broadband connections to eligible public buildings including schools, libraries, medical centres, community shops and village halls.

Closing the gap: Telecom company, public power district considering broadband idea

The Columbus Telegram 14 Oct 2021
Nearly all of the grant applications for the $20 million Nebraska Broadband Bridge Program (NBBP) came from telecom companies, but one application proposed a one-of-a-kind partnership between telecom and public power ... The public power district would own, install and maintain fiber optic cables and would lease use of them to the telecom company.

2021 elections: Jamesville doctor challenges Onondaga County Legislature chairman

The Post-Standard 14 Oct 2021
If elected, I would work to restore the budget cuts to public health and social services ... We need infrastructure to get the pandemic under control so we can build a public broadband system that will benefit all county residents and attract top notch businesses ... rural broadband.

Westmoreland County taking slow approach to American Rescue Plan spending

Pittsburgh Tribune Review 14 Oct 2021
Public hearings are scheduled from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m ... Oct ... They highlighted projects involving infrastructure, broadband internet, education, recreation, public health and aid to communities adversely affected by the pandemic. Thrasher said improving broadband internet access is among the priorities she would like to see adopted in Westmoreland ... ....

Panel anxious to talk about COVID-19 relief funds

Crossville Chronicle 14 Oct 2021
The funds may be used to support the public health response; address negative economic impacts; water, sewer or broadband infrastructure; premium pay for essential workers; replacing lost revenue; and providing equity-based services for disproportionately impacted populations.

NHTSA Selects Mission Critical Partners for Nationwide CAD Assessment

The Marshall News Messenger 14 Oct 2021
It also creates a significant challenge for transferring call information to first responders in the field via public safety broadband networks — such as the nationwide public safety broadband network (NPSBN) being implemented by the First Responder Network Authority (FirstNet) — ...

County looks past pandemic to cultivate tourism, recreation growth

The Beaver Times 14 Oct 2021
A portion of Beaver County's first $46 million in American Rescue Plan Act funding was dedicated to expanding broadband in rural communities and improving high-speed internet in underserved municipalities ... More. Beaver County to survey broadband access, fill gaps. Remaining funding may be used to support public health and improve infrastructure ... More.

North Carolina residents pay more in cellphone taxes in 2021

Ashe Post & Times 14 Oct 2021
... their tax systems away from narrowly-based wireless taxes and toward broad-based tax sources that do not distort the economy and do not slow investment in critical infrastructure like wireless broadband,” the Tax Foundation said. Copyright © 2020 by Mountain Times Publications.

Unisys to Co-Host the Third National Cyber Moonshot Workshop

Johnson City Press 14 Oct 2021
... advice to the President with respect to national security and emergency preparedness, telecommunications, information and communications services (including emerging technologies, broadband, public safety, communications infrastructure security and resilience and cybersecurity).