News

JAN

30

City of Seattle Releases RFI for Collaboration...

The City of Seattle Information Technology Department has posted a Request for Information for Collaboration and/or Partnership between the City of Seattle and Private Sector Entities for Wireless Services and Potential Smart Cities Deployments, Including in Low-Income Districts, and Parks.  Responses are due to the City by February 28, 2017 at 2:00 PM PST. View the RFI. More details, the RFI in its entirety, and a complete timeline can be found here.

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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 …

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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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Blog

MAR

27

How the Local Oversight Process Addresses the...

Andrew Afflerbach, PhD, PE CEO & Director of Engineering As the FCC and many state legislatures consider interfering with local processes regarding wireless facilities siting, I recently prepared a report for the Smart Communities Siting Coalition, addressing wireless siting and the critical importance of local process from a technical standpoint. Among other things, my report describes and illustrates “small cell” infrastructure and discusses how the local oversight process addresses the concerns of the public sector that wireless facilities not compromise public safety, traffic, …

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MAR

21

CTC President Joanne Hovis Testifies Before...

The following is CTC President Joanne Hovis' testimony before the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Communications …

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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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Published:Thursday, January 9, 2014