City-Owned Fiber Networks Are a Terrible Idea

Yet the dream of a city-owned broadband network won’t die. In 2017, bills enabling or encouraging municipal governments to establish their own fiber networks were introduced in a several Southern states, and last year 26 communities in Colorado voted to opt out of a state-level ban on municipal broadband investment. Several of those Colorado towns […]

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Wireless Broadband Continues to Serve as Complement for, Rather Than Replacement of, Robust Wireline Networks, Study Finds

Wireless Broadband Continues to Serve as Complement for, Rather Than Replacement of, Robust Wireline Networks, Study Finds Review explores technical capabilities and challenges of 5G networks in meeting consumer demands, rise of connected devices Arlington, Va. (February 13, 2017)—Wireless technologies like 5G may offer much promise, but they will rely even more deeply upon and […]

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