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City councilors take next step in plan to bring municipal broadband to Quincy

The Patriot Ledger 23 May 2022
The municipal light plant would only be used to provide broadband internet ... Weymouth and Milton are also 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.

Joyce working to bring high speed internet to rural areas

Gettysburg Times 23 May 2022
The FCC’s authority to auction spectrum is set to expire in September of this year if Congress does not act, putting the ability of wireless providers to deliver critical connectivity to the public, including rural broadband services, at risk ... funding public safety,” said Davids.

Cybersecurity Leader Suzanne Spaulding Joins AMI Board of Directors

Longview News-Journal 23 May 2022
Spaulding was a member of the board of First Responder Network Authority (FirstNet), the independent authority established by Congress to build the nation's first nationwide broadband network exclusively for public safety use ... overall security of the public and private sectors.

Cleveland quietly scraps plan to involve outside strategists in guiding use of millions in ARPA ...

Cleveland 23 May 2022
The change came without a press release or public announcement, following a chilly reception in city council ... lead removal, affordable housing, broadband expansion, public safety, patching the city’s COVID-damaged budget and more.

Amy Vilela makes case to Democratic primary voters to replace Dina Titus

Victoria Advocate 23 May 2022
With the $1.2 trillion Bipartisan Infrastructure and Jobs Investment bill, which passed with bipartisan support, Nevada will receive about $4 billion in funding for federal highway repair, public transportation, bridge replacements and expanding broadband internet ... “The public demand for something was very great,” Titus told the Current in December.

While politicians debated grand designs, other projects withered and died

Irish Independent 22 May 2022
... National Broadband Plan whose conception and execution has been in visible breach of the Public Spending Code.If a set of rules for careful public investment does not work because adherence is voluntary, it is time for a Public Investment Act with sanctions for the non-compliant.

Michael Hiltzik: Big business musters more lies to smear a Biden nominee because she would ...

Finger Lakes Times 21 May 2022
At that moment in the pandemic, she added, lack of broadband access was a public health hazard because "if you don't have the internet to do those things, you're going outside to do those things.".

As above, so below: Economic troubles reach underground

Herald and News 21 May 2022
Shortages and higher prices for PVC pipes and other conduits as well as key construction materials and components threaten to delay and significantly increase costs for repairing aging sewer and water systems and extending broadband internet networks and data centers into rural and underserved areas ... Broadband boosters.

One answer to the rural health care conundrum

The Keene Sentinel 21 May 2022
Safety-net, “neighborhood” health centers date back to Lyndon B. Johnson’s presidency and his War on Poverty ... In addition to the inflation of compensation in skilled professions, “We are faced with recruiting to an area with limited broadband access, nonexistent public transportation offerings, and a proverbial healthy food desert,” she said ... .

Funds for rural broadband could top $1 billion

News-Press Now 20 May 2022
(The Center Square) – A public hearing on rural broadband policy emphasized the importance of federal funds to build out high-speed internet in rural areas, but also warned of the economic and regulatory barriers preventing expansion in Pennsylvania ... To build out rural broadband ...

Two-thirds of UK homes can now sign up to gigabit broadband

Computer Weekly 20 May 2022
FWA coverage from mobile networks capable of providing decent broadband is available to almost 94% of premises ... Completion of the largest public sector broadband project in Wales, funded by the UK government, sees gigabit connectivity delivered to 600 public buildings, including hospitals, GP surgeries, care homes, libraries and youth centres.

$85 million needed to bring broadband to everyone in Tuscarawas County

Times Reporter 20 May 2022
Broadband access lacking in large portions of east central Ohio ... Broadband access lacking in large portions of east central Ohio. Details of the study were presented to area leaders Wednesday at a broadband stakeholder public meeting at the commissioners office in New Philadelphia ... In addition, farmers have a growing need for broadband.

Column: Big business musters more lies to smear a Biden nominee because she would do her job

The Los Angeles Times 19 May 2022
At that moment in the pandemic, she added, lack of broadband access was a public health hazard because “if you don’t have the internet to do those things, you’re going outside to do those things.”.

Anterix Announces the Launch of a New Integrated Platform to Drive Industrywide 900 MHz Private ...

Victoria Advocate 19 May 2022
The initial platform initiatives will include.Deployment of a 4G/5G cloud core to extend the capabilities of utilities own private broadband networks by bringing solutions such as private roaming to enable mutual aid, private to public roaming for increased resiliency and ...

We’re finally making progress supporting rural tech — we can do much more

The Hill 19 May 2022
Places lacking access to broadband are missing out on the power of the 21st-century economy ... The Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act set aside unprecedented federal funding — $65 billion — for broadband access and deployment ... And while broadband is necessary, it is not ...

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