"Community-Owned Broadband Network Again Tops List Of Most Popular ISPs" :: TechDirt

Sherburne, NY wins award for municipally owned open access fiber network :: Sherburne Fiber :: NYCOM

"Westminster Fiber Network in Maryland Sets Growth Path" -- "In the next several months, subscriber growth will begin generating sufficient revenue for the city to cover the debt service on the general obligation bonds sold to finance the project. This is well ahead of the planned timeline – a major success." :: Broadband Communities Magazine

Colorado Springs Utilities begins construction for second region of fiber network project :: FOX21

Florida:  "Charter Takes Home Almost Half of $60M in Florida Broadband Funding Awards" :: Telecompetitor :: Florida Dept. of Economic Opportunity

Wisconsin:  "Republicans cut Evers' $750M broadband plan from state budget -- GOP lawmakers said an influx of federal funds would help pay for broadband expansion" :: Wisconsin Public Radio

"Parts of Aquidneck Island [Rhode Island] are 'underserved' when it comes to broadband. How that may change" with BEAD funding :: Newport Daily News

"CA Broadband Activists Aim For Big Wins On Mapping, Cable Franchise Reform" :: Institute for Local Self-Reliance

Centre County, PA reviewing five service provider respondents to broadband RFP ::

Public-private broadband partnerships in North Carolina (profiling CloudWyze) :: Telecompetitor

"National League of Cities Announces Bootcamps to Support Applicants to Federal Infrastructure Programs" :: BroadbandBreakfast

NTIA:  "Three Takeaways from Version 2 of the FCC’s National Broadband Map" :: NTIA

"South Carolina’s Innovative Broadband Maps Verifies ISPs Internet Speeds" :: Institute for Local Self-Reliance

"Cellular home Internet coverage filings that were denying states funding... where are they now?" :: Mike's Newsletter

"FCC broadband map updates amass industry approval" :: FierceTelecom

"Federal Broadband Funding Report: These Agencies Are Funding Internet for All" :: Benton Institute for Broadband & Society

"Failure to reauthorize threatens efforts to expand high-speed internet to unserved Americans" :: Pew Charitable Trusts

"Google Fiber won't 'directly' participate in government funding programs" :: Light Reading

"[T]elcos are collectively now adding as many customers on fiber as are being lost on DSL." :: POTs and PANs

FCC announces performance testing start dates for RDOF :: FCC

"2023 Broadband Legislation" -- "I’ve followed broadband legislation for decades, and I can’t ever recall seeing this much attention on broadband issues by federal legislators." :: POTs and PANs


Amazon and Dish Network could be working on cell service partnership :: Reuters

. . . "Telecoms and Amazon Dismiss Notion of Joint Wireless Effort" :: PYMNTS

"Inside the race to put 'Made in the USA' on 5G" :: Light Reading

"Small cells: still early days in the journey" :: FierceWireless


"What Would A Fifth FCC Commissioner Do? A Lot, With Plenty Of Unfinished Business In Limbo." :: Inside Radio

"Congress aims to reauthorize [NTIA] y for first time in three decades" -- "The reauthorization bill would elevate the administrator of NTIA from an assistant secretary position to be an under secretary of Commerce ... NTIA’s fiscal 2024 budget request includes $117.3 million and 235 positions, nearly double its 2023 budget authority of $62 million and 170 positions." :: Federal News Network

"[C]olossal data centers are taking over the US countryside" :: Guardian