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Plainfield approves spending $400K for broadband network

During a Town Hall meeting last Tuesday, 133 of the town’s 471 registered voters unanimously approved spending $400,000 for the construction of a town-owned broadband network. “We did this to make sure that we can pay the bill the day that construction begins,” s...

Towers of power: federal, state and local governments vie for control of 5G

5G networks require the installation of small cells to improve wireless coverage and provide the necessary infrastructure to support the faster speeds and benefits that the 5th generation will bring. While some towns and cities have been receptive to companies like Crown Castle th...

Verizon 5G coming to Panama City

Congressman Neal Dunn and leaders from Verizon toured the Panama City area Friday to plan the groundbreaking move of preparing to launch 5G. "They're building on a 5G, true 5G mobile network so that once we get the appropriate phones and equipment you can actually work at 5G speed...

Senators: FCC should diversify broadband mapping data sources

A bipartisan quartet of senators has introduced a bill to improve the FCC’s broadband coverage maps. The Improving Broadband Mapping Accuracy Act requires the FCC to launch a rulemaking, which includes collecting and vetting public comment, on whether to use consumer-reporte...

Senate vote unanimous for state broadband office

A statewide broadband office would be created under legislation passed by the Washington state Senate in a unanimous vote March 6. Senate Bill 5511 would establish the Governor’s Statewide Broadband Office, require the Public Works Board to create a grant and loan program, a...

When Google fiber abandons your city as a failed experiment

Google Fiber started a relationship with Louisville in 2015. After a two-year delay and negotiations over its rollout, the company adopted a cost-effective plan to bring ultrafast internet speeds to Louisville. This February, only 16 months after it turned on its service, Google F...

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