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Broadband is getting a boost in the mammoth spending bill under consideration today in the U.S. house of representatives. But not cash.
Instead, the deal negotiated by republican and democratic congressional leaders rolls in a telecoms bill unanimously approved earlier this month by the house of representatives. It includes some useful, if mild, dig once requirements for federally funded highway projects – state transportation agencies will have to share construction plans, but not necessarily trenches, with Internet service providers ... continue reading »
A national project to build fiber-to-the-premise infrastructure and offer it to any Internet service provider on a wholesale basis began in New Zealand in 2011, with an initial goal of reaching 75% of Kiwi homes and businesses. According to a study done by International Data Corporation, a research firm, and sponsored by Spark, the biggest NZ reseller of FTTP service, the build out has reached about 65% of NZ premises, and the goal is now to reach 87% by 2022.
A total of 92 resellers are using ... continue reading »
City of Berkeley broadband resources assessment and policy recommendations for infrastructure development, adopted by the Berkeley City Council on 23 June 2015.