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Will Smith is a copywriter living in Chattanooga, Tennessee. His favorite word is “petrichor,” and aside from wordplay, he loves reading history, watching Dodger baseball, and racing with the Sports Car Club of America.

One Community’s DIY Broadband Network

by | Dec 15, 2015 | Uncategorized

Typically, residents of communities without broadband access can look to one of two options for improving…

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Broadband Opportunity Council: Here’s How to Spread Broadband Access

by | Dec 14, 2015 | Uncategorized

In April, we wrote about the formation of the Broadband Opportunity Council, a new federal government…

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Colorado Communities Overturn State Law Restricting Municipal Broadband Networks

by | Nov 25, 2015 | Uncategorized

Earlier this year, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) angered a number of states by pre-empting their…

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Federal Bill Could Lower Fiber Infrastructure Cost

by | Nov 10, 2015 | Uncategorized

On October 22, two members of the House of Representatives introduced the Broadband Conduit Deployment Act…

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Video Killed the Radio Star. Will Broadband Kill Radio?

by | Nov 4, 2015 | Uncategorized

For three decades, MTV was the most influential medium in music. But for the last decade,…

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Welcome Back to the Future

by | Oct 21, 2015 | Uncategorized

Today is something of an unofficial pop culture holiday: October 21, 2015, is the date Doc…

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XFINITY Expands Low-Income Internet Essentials Program: Who’s Eligible Now?

by | Oct 16, 2015 | Brand Guides

In June, we mentioned the XFINITY® Internet Essentials plan as an inexpensive way to get online….

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Did the UN Just Suggest Requiring Government Licenses for Online Content?

by | Oct 14, 2015 | Uncategorized

On September 24, the United Nations Broadband Commission for Digital Development published a study titled “Cyber…

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AT&T Turns Vehicles into Wi-Fi Hot Spots

by | Oct 6, 2015 | Uncategorized

Last year, Audi became the first auto manufacturer to offer vehicles with their own wireless Internet…

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The Value of a Broadband Network, Part 1: Bringing Broadband to Town

by | Oct 1, 2015 | Uncategorized

How much is a fiber broadband network worth to a community? Earlier this year, Seattle, Wash.,…

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FCC Rules Blocking Wi-Fi Access Is Illegal

by | Sep 29, 2015 | Uncategorized

Imagine you’re at a hotel or convention center for a business conference. You have to download…

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Comcast XFINITY® to Offer Gigabit Service to all Customers by 2018

by | Sep 24, 2015 | Brand Guides

Something that was noticeably absent from XFINITY’s line of Internet service was gigabit speed. That changed…

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