News

JAN

24

City of Salisbury, NC Issues RFP for Fibrant...

The City of Salisbury, North Carolina has issued a Request for Proposals (RFP) to convey its interest in entering into a contractual arrangement (Provider Arrangement) with a third-party provider (Provider) that will enhance the operation, sales, marketing, and delivery of Gigabit-class broadband service to the community. The Provider Arrangement could be a sale and purchase of the existing City FTTP assets, an operating lease of such assets, a management contract pursuant to which the Provider operates such assets, a “public-private partnership” …

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DEC

06

City of Pikeville, KY Releases RFP for...

The City of Pikeville, Kentucky has released a Request for Proposals (RFP) seeking a motivated partner to enable phased broadband …

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AUG

22

Urbana-Champaign Big Broadband Releases Request...

Urbana-Champaign Big Broadband Not for Profit (UC2B NFP) has released a request for proposal (RFP) seeking a private partner to …

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AUG

12

City of Madison Releases CTC Report

The City of Madison released a report prepared by CTC exploring the potential for citywide fiber-to-the-premises (FTTP) deployment. The report, and …

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JUL

12

City of Boulder Releases CTC Report

The City of Boulder released a report prepared by CTC exploring the potential for citywide fiber-to-the-premises (FTTP) deployment. CTC presented …

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Blog

JAN

10

How the Trump Infrastructure Vision Should...

One of the hallmarks of President-elect Trump’s candidacy was a commitment to major infrastructure investment across the U.S. This memorandum makes the case for including broadband, particularly in rural areas, among the infrastructure categories in any such program—and recommends particular mechanisms that can be included to increase the likelihood of the necessary capital flowing to the areas with the greatest needs. Broadband gaps align with income level and population density; the infrastructure bill can address this disparity Americans access the Internet over …

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JAN

09

Partnerships, Sharing, and Community Anchor...

Originally published by the Benton Foundation on behalf of Joanne Hovis on January 4, 2017.  The original post can be …

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JAN

03

Maximizing the Potential Benefits of E-rate...

The changes in Washington DC in January, as a new presidential administration takes office, may bring changes to the E-rate program.[1] …

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DEC

01

How Localities Can Improve Wireless Service for...

As demand for wireless data continues to grow, a diverse group of tower companies, wireless carriers, fiber companies, and neutral-host …

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NOV

02

Community Anchor Institutions Served by...

This post originally appeared on the Benton Foundation Blog on November 1, 2016 on behalf of Joanne Hovis.  The SHLB Coalition …

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Published:Thursday, January 9, 2014