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Nebraska Public Service Commission will conduct reverse auction to expand broadband

The Grand Island Independent 01 Jul 2022
The Nebraska Public Service Commission will conduct a reverse auction to fund $13 million of broadband expansion in certain areas of the state. Broadband companies can apply to take part in the auction through July 15, with the reverse auction set to take place Aug ... The Public Service Commission approved the process for the reverse auction in March.

Moline City Council authorizes purchase of a medic utility vehicle

Dispatch Argus 01 Jul 2022
Grace Kinnicutt ... "This need presented itself," Vitas said ... Restricted funds must be used for direct financial aid to offset pandemic-caused losses, public health initiatives and water, sewer, and broadband projects.�. People are also reading… ... At-Large Ald ... Public celebration for the new I-74 bridge ... Public celebration of the new I-74 bridge ... .

Telecom monopolies are poised to waste the U.S.’s massive new investment in high-speed broadband

The Daily Dot 30 Jun 2022
broadband has always been mired in mediocrity ... broadband is plagued by slow speeds, high prices, and spotty coverage ... Depending on who you ask, somewhere between 21 million and 42 million Americans lack access to broadband ... broadband ... Public anger at substandard broadband during COVID lockdowns also sparked an explosion in U.S.

Citizens Want ARPA Funding Put Toward Broadband

The Ocean City Dispatch 30 Jun 2022
SNOW HILL – Desire for high-speed internet highlighted a public hearing regarding Worcester County’s use of federal relief funds. Citizens told the Worcester County Commissioners last week they wanted the county to use its American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) funding to help expand access to broadband in the county’s rural areas.

WeLink Delivers Gigabit Internet to Washington D.C. Households at No Cost to D.C. Residents

The Facts 30 Jun 2022
WeLink, a next-generation fixed wireless broadband provider, today announced the first phase of its network rollout to Washington D.C ... The Program provides open access to public infrastructure to any broadband provider willing to provide affordable internet access to D.C ... to provide no-cost broadband to the people of Washington, D.C.

Burnet County wants its share of broadband internet funding

DailyTrib 30 Jun 2022
Burnet County wants its share of broadband internet funding ... An excerpt from a presentation on broadband service in the county by Burnet County Connected illustrates the disparity in high-speed internet service among neighboring counties ... This is just the beginning of possible public funding for broadband infrastructure.

Loup eyes new substation

The Columbus Telegram 30 Jun 2022
The Loup Public Power District has plans to build a new substation in Columbus to help offset loading from expected developments in town ... The study would show Loup the benefits it would see from installing a partial broadband system solely for Loup’s use.

Letters to the Editor: Choose a future with city-owned broadband

The Holland Sentinel 30 Jun 2022
Choose a future with city-owned broadband ... The point of this history lesson is that Holland for a long time had a community-owned “free-net” that was publicly owned and operated ... For examples of 23 successful community-owned broadband fiber networks, visit

Overall Cardiovascular Health Score Less Than Optimal for U.S. Adults

Elko Daily Free Press 30 Jun 2022
... courtesy of Anthem Broadband. "Analyses like this can help policy makers, communities, clinicians and the public to understand the opportunities to intervene to improve and maintain optimal cardiovascular health across the life course," Lloyd-Jones said in a statement.

Racist Millinocket sign / Bangor restaurant closure / Motorcycle deaths

Bangor Daily News 30 Jun 2022
Today is Thursday. Temperatures will be in the low to high 70s from north to south, with sunny skies in the south and morning rain and clouds giving way to sun up north. See what weather is in store for the rest of the day here. Here’s the latest on gas prices in Maine ... Coastal Maine town kills public broadband network after pressure from Spectrum ... ....

$7 million project in Valley adds a 450-foot pedestrian bridge, trail system

Norfolk Daily News 30 Jun 2022
A new pedestrian bridge in Valley allows pedestrians to safely cross a section of old highway and railroad tracks, essentially connecting area schools to the local YMCA ... The project, dubbed the Western Douglas County Trail, has been in the works for several years ... Nebraska Public Service Commission will conduct reverse auction to expand broadband ... .

City of Amarillo Plans to Deliver Fiber-Powered Broadband Access to More Than 22,000 Locations via AT&T

The Facts 29 Jun 2022
"The city of Amarillo broadband access plan is one of the more significant technological infrastructure advancements in city history," said Amarillo Mayor Ginger Nelson ... FirstNet®, Built with AT&T is the only purpose-built, nationwide wireless broadband communications platform dedicated to the public safety community.

Federal funds to assist broadband project for central Georgia electric co-op

Longview News-Journal 29 Jun 2022
"It’s great to see another EMC helping to bring broadband to rural Georgia," Public Service Commission Commissioner Jason Shaw said in an announcement. "Broadband connectivity is crucial for providing all Georgians access to a 21st century economy.".

A $25.7 Billion Global Opportunity for Wireless Broadband in Public Safety by 2026 - New ...

Longview News-Journal 29 Jun 2022
SAN FRANCISCO , June 29, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- A new market study published by Global Industry Analysts Inc., (GIA) the premier market research company, today released its report titled "Wireless Broadband in Public Safety - Global Market Trajectory & Analytics" ... Global Wireless Broadband in Public Safety Market to Reach $25.7 Billion by 2026.

Rural applications research at Iowa State University receives boost from Ericsson and NSF-Funded PAWR Project Office

The Facts 29 Jun 2022
Ericsson's contribution will help support advanced research around precision agriculture, rural broadband, renewable energy, and public safety ... enhance ARA's objectives of advanced research around precision agriculture, rural broadband, renewable energy, and public safety.".

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