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Avista to offer internet services through new subsidiary, launches pilot program with City of Cheney

The Spokesman-Review 23 Jan 2022
The Cheney partnership is the first broadband pilot of its kind for Avista Edge ... “We continually evaluate our network for expanding or enhancing our broadband capabilities and applaud efforts such as public-private partnerships or state broadband grant funds,” Zimmer said.

Holland City Council talks priorities in annual retreat

The Holland Sentinel 23 Jan 2022
The Holland Board of Public Works and a task force have been working on a plan for city-owned fiber optic broadband infrastructure to bring high-speed internet to more of the city, a large-scale project that may involve asking residents for a millage to pay for it.

Woods Aitken

Omaha World-Herald 23 Jan 2022
During her time at the Nebraska Public Service Commission, Knutson assisted the Commission's efforts in promoting universal service and broadband deployment, including state and federal grant projects.

West County Notebook: Jan. 22, 2022

The Recorder 23 Jan 2022
HAWLEY — Due to a decline in use of the Hawley Grove building to access Wi-Fi and the cost of heating the facility, it is now locked and can not be accessed by the public ... Those looking to have broadband service installed in their homes are encouraged to contact Thwing at 413-339-0124 or

SD Broadband Development Apps Available

Yankton Daily Press 22 Jan 2022
Kristi Noem’s commitment to securing high-speed broadband for all South Dakotans ... The ConnectSD program enables public/private partnerships with telecommunication companies to bring broadband to unserved and underserved South Dakotans.

Nebraska Lawmaker: COVID, Federal Funds Major Issues

Yankton Daily Press 22 Jan 2022
support public health response; negative economic impact; premium pay for essential workers; and water, sewer and broadband infrastructure ... The Nebraska Public Service Commission (PSC) awarded 60 grants totaling nearly $18 million from the Nebraska Broadband Bridge Program, which ...

Ask the experts: Our panel answer the key questions about the property outlook for 2022

Irish Independent 22 Jan 2022
Covid encouraged the adoption of a technology-based approach by agents, with virtual viewings gaining widespread acceptance by the public ... Proximity to the office is no longer a key issue and space for a home office/good broadband are now at the top of the shopping list ... Then comes location and, in particular, connectivity with public transport.

Cities and states find new ways to tax streaming services

The Keene Sentinel 22 Jan 2022
... in public rights-of-way ... And since 2007, she said, “video streaming companies such as Netflix, Hulu, and Disney have provided their video services to subscribing customers via broadband internet through wireline facilities located at least partially in the public right of way.”.

Perspectives: Assessing President Biden's first year in office

Times Free Press 22 Jan 2022
* He signed a $1 trillion infrastructure bill into law in November, providing tens of millions of dollars to improve roads, bridges, public transit, broadband access and other core needs ... so many conservative stances over the years, the public, and history, are not on their side.

Pump the brakes, Liz

Red Bluff Daily News 21 Jan 2022
There are two public meetings scheduled to receive community input on the use of these funds, 5.30 p.m ... Way to go, public ... Replace Lost Public Sector Revenue, Support COVID-19 Public Health Response, Address Negative COVID-19 Economic Impacts, Premium Pay for Essential Workers, and Water, Sewer and Broadband Infrastructure.

Pelosi And Schumer Tell America The Truth About Biden's Impressive First Year

Democratic Underground 21 Jan 2022
When President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris were sworn in one year ago, our nation faced a dark and difficult moment from pandemic and economic crises ... repairing roads and bridges, improving public transit, securing clean water and broadband and much more, in communities across the country ... -snip- ... .

VCTI Introduces Broadband Grant Bid Acceleration Service to Help Expand Services to Underserved while Optimizing ...

Longview News-Journal 20 Jan 2022
To increase client success and funding opportunities, the company also announced a powerful strategic alliance with JCI, one of the nation's leading public affairs groups with extensive national, state, and local expertise to provide strategic insight on specific state and community broadband funding policies and priorities.

BrightRidge to lower broadband costs under a new federal program

Johnson City Press 20 Jan 2022
The public utility is among the providers participating in the Affordable Connectivity Program, which is a $14 billion service created by Congress that replaced a previous temporary program to assist lower income households with broadband affordability ... Census bureau, the median income in the BrightRidge Broadband service area is $41,682.

Windstream expands broadband service

Arkansas Democrat-Gazette 20 Jan 2022
... of consumer broadband growth ... Windstream released the broadband updates but no longer is required to report earnings to the public since it was acquired by private equity investors in 2020.

West Michigan community leaders workshop grant possibilities from $1.2T infrastructure bill

The Holland Sentinel 20 Jan 2022
The $1.2 trillion infrastructure bill includes funding for a litany of categories, including public transportation, roads, bridges, ports, railways, power grids, broadband internet, as well as water and sewage systems ... ARP funds can be used for infrastructure purposes, including broadband.

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