"Chattanooga mayor credits city utility for bolstering broadband" :: FierceTelecom

City of Bountiful, UT  approves bond for buildout of a city-owned fiber network by UTOPIA Fiber :: KSL

Knoxville Utilities Board expands retail fiber network :: Knox News

"Rhode Island’s First Municipal Broadband Network Goes Live on Block Island" -  "[T]he island project remains on schedule and on budget" :: Institute for Local Self-Reliance

"After Years of Talk, Cambridge, MA is Now Taking Serious Look at Municipal Broadband" :: Institute for Local Self-Reliance

Cleveland:  "DigitalC to bring high-speed internet citywide for $18/month" :: Axios

Update on Holland, MI citywide fiber project :: Holland Sentinel

Treasury approves $152M CPF award for Mississippi broadband program :: Department of the Treasury

"First look: New version of the National Broadband Map" -- "There are some surprises. Michigan, for example, lost 71,139 Unserved locations, an 18% decline, which leads to a $416 million lower allocation. (This deserves further investigation)." :: Mike's Newsletter :: Light Reading

. . . "[T]his is the version of the map that will be used for making allocations to states in the $42.5 billion [BEAD] program. NTIA, which is administering the BEAD program, expects to announce those allotments by the end of June." :: Telecompetitor :: FierceTelecom

"IIJA, BEAD supercharge US digital equity efforts" :: FierceTelecom

"Mears cautions fiber hopefuls to engage construction firms early" :: FierceTelecom

"Public-Private Partnerships Build Digital Equity Ecosystem" :: Government Technology

House Commerce Committee advances seven bills "to close the digital divide and improve American leadership in wireless communications" :: House Commerce Committee

"Biden admin wants Europe to reject forced payments from Big Tech to ISPs - US: Mandatory fees would give ISPs a new bottleneck and raise costs for users." :: Ars Technica

. . . "Here's how the European Commission proposal to force websites to pay ISPs violates net neutrality" :: Stanford Center for Internet and Society

FCC issues Notice of Apparent Liability proposing $1.4M fine against PayG for underpayment of Universal Service fees; adopts Order modifying USF forfeiture methodology :: NAL :: Memorandum Opinion and Order

"Is Charter the Largest Rural ISP?" :: POTs and PANs

Google Fiber tests 20 Gbps product in Huntsville :: Huntsville Business Journal

Frontier says copper decommissioning is 3-5 years out :: FierceTelecom


"Small cell focus still largely on densification" :: Light Reading

"FCC Touts 6G" :: POTs and PANs


"Unwinding the PSTN" :: POTs and PANs

"FCC Proposes New NG911 Rules" :: Keller & Heckman