Topic: Telecommunications

FCC Supports Cities with Vote on Municipal Broadband

(Published Mar 2, 2015)

The Federal Communications Commission voted to pre-empt laws in North Carolina and Tennessee that limit municipal broadband.

Broadband Grant Funding Bill Gets First Hearing

(Published Feb 23, 2015)

The funding bill allocates $50 million to the Border-to-Border Broadband Grant Program.

DEED Awards Broadband Grants Totaling $19.4 Million

(Published Feb 2, 2015)

Seventeen entities were awarded funding to develop broadband infrastructure in Minnesota.

Governor’s Broadband Task Force Releases Annual Report

(Published Feb 2, 2015)

The state will not meet its broadband goals as established by the Legislature five years ago.