I am grateful to the town of Mills River for providing a very nice new library and town hall (and soon a wonderful park) with high-speed Internet access available during weekday business hours. The library has been a big help to me as my work as a freelance writer and editor requires a high-speed connection. […]
Google announced today, March 30, that Kansas City will be the first city to receive its experimental high-speed internet network. The city outbid Asheville and over 1,000 other communities across the country to win the service.
Legislation that would have limited local governments’ ability to build and operate their own municipal broadband networks was finally defeated before the General Assembly adjourned for the year.