BROADBAND

"Syracuse to pilot municipal broadband with ARPA funds"; RFP issued, responses due Oct 11 :: CitiesToday :: Link to Syracuse procurement

(ref RFP #23-065) "Boulder community broadband project construction set to wrap in early 2023" :: Daily Camera

"Fiber internet activity explodes in Colorado Springs" :: KRDO

"Lehi City [UT] set to break ground on new fiber network" :: KSL

City of East Cleveland, OH RFP for broadband infrastructure, responses due 9/23 :: Link to RFP

Alabama: "Going the last (and middle) mile: Time, money required to get statewide broadband access" :: Alabama Daily News

Broadband on the ballot in Alabama and New Mexico as voters consider constitutional amendments to enable use of federal broadband grant funds by states and local governments :: Light Reading

"Can State, Local Gov Use Broadband Expansion to Create Jobs?" :: Government Technology

FCC announces start of the Broadband Serviceable Location Fabric bulk challenge process Sept. 12; webinar held Sept. 7 :: FCC

. . . FCC targeting November for first release of new map :: FCC :: Light Reading

. . . "NTIA won’t have the broadband map it needs for BEAD until 2023," after new FCC maps have gone through at least one challenge process :: FierceTelecom

"NTIA grants will fund 'a lot of non-fiber technology,' says Alan Davidson" :: Light Reading

"Comcast to unleash symmetrical multi-gig speeds in 2023" :: Light Reading

"I would guess that the only folks possibly lobbying for a new round of RDOF are companies like Charter and the big telcos." :: POTs and PANs

"Frontier, Windstream's 2022 broadband grant tally surpasses $200M" :: FierceTelecom

"DOCSIS 4.0 network upgrade costs should be 'reasonable' – Charter CFO" :: Light Reading

"Cogent to Buy T-Mobile Wireline Business: What’s That? You Ask" :: Telecompetitor

"[T]op 5 states with the best – and worst – fixed internet coverage" :: FierceTelecom

Nokia partners with Broadband.money :: Nokia Press Release

"[California Public Utilities Commission] Eyes Big Changes to Low-Income Internet Subsidies" :: Government Technology

WIRELESS

"Congress likely to cough up more 'rip and replace' money" :: Light Reading

"How AT&T's network chief hopes to cut a $1.6B electricity bill" -- "One of AT&T's new strategies to reduce its network energy consumption is to power down parts of its wireless network at night, when it's mostly unused." :: Light Reading

"Charter Leans into High Splits, CBRS Small Cells for Network Evolution" :: Telecompetitor

"It looks like Verizon accidentally bought $1.5M worth of 2.5GHz spectrum" :: Light Reading

"Redzone Wireless Turns to Tarana for Rural Maine Fixed Wireless Deployment" :: Telecompetitor

VIDEO

"Streaming Video Continues to Grow" :: POTs and PANs