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Florida Broadband Litigation Woes

"Florida Rural Broadband Alliance, LLC (FRBA) is a regional collaboration of local governments, community activists and economic development agencies from rural and economically disadvantaged communities located throughout 15 counties within Florida's Northwest Rural Area of Critical Economic Concern (NWRACEC) and...

360, OpenRange and Hosting.com

It looks like Zayo Group is going to buy 360 Networks. Back in May, Zayo and 360 entered into a long-term dark fiber deal that must have set off talks of an acquisition. (It explains why 360 was too busy...

Verizon Got a Bailout?!

The Washington Post and the Business Insider report that Verizon took federal bail-out money two weeks after CEO Ivan said No Bailout for me! ...

FCC Report of Obviousness

The FCC released the Sixth Broadband Deployment Report. Due to the FCC changing the definition of broadband from the decade old standard of 200 Kbps downstream, most DSL won't count as Broadband since the FCC now defines broadband as 4...

Broadband is Flattening

Pike & Fischer survey shows that broadband is flattening. (I wrote a little about this yesterday). This means a couple of things:One, customer acquisition costs of broadband is going to increase AND margins will shrink, because it also means short...

Stalled Stimulus of Broadband

It was July of 2009 when the applications for BTOP and BIB awards were due. It's January 2010 and shovel ready awards have been granted mainly for middle mile projects. Where are the rest of the awards?We can look at the...

Fostering Broadband Competition

One of the Broadband Stimulus grants (at $33M) went to North Georgia Network Cooperative. ComputerWorld is all atwitter because this grant means that NGNC will compete with Windstream, which already offers 10Mb to 100MB Internet Access in that region. And...

Only 2 Rounds of Broadband Stimulus

Looks like the latest testimony says that there will only be 2 rounds of funding under the Broadband Stimulus act.V. Future Funding RoundsAlthough NTIA and RUS previously indicated that we planned to hold up to three rounds of funding, our...

The Stimulus Spend is Opportunity

I talk with many CLEC's and ISP's that are looking at the BTOP and BIP programs to see if there is opportunity for them. As I said in the podcast with Occam Networks, most of the funds are earmarked for...

Occam Podcast about the NOFA

NOFA ReactionsJuly 16, 2009Speakers: Peter Radizeski, Marketing and Sales Consultant at RAD-INFO, Inc. and  Juan Vela, Occam NetworksJuan and Peter discuss their reactions to the BIP/BTOP NOFA in the second in our series of Broadband Stimulus related podcasts.  (The NOFA...

Alphabet Soup in Broadband

If you have been even slightly following the Broadband Stimulus program, you will notice that there is an increasing amount of acronyms to keep track of - ARRA, BIP, BTOP, etc. Luckily, here's a glossary from the Knight Center of...

Broadband Funding Round-Up

Everyone has some plan to spend money for broadband now that the BTOP is out there.  Much of the broadband problem revolves around lack of fiber. There's no conduit and no fiber, so what do you do?This one blog post...

FCC Broadband Policy Beginnings

As the FCC, USDA, and NTIA get set to disburse $7.2 billion in moneys to telecommunications companies for broadband deployment, penetration, and mapping along with E-Rate type services and tele-medicine, the FCC has to actually come up with a National...

Strickling to Head NTIA

The Obama Administration has nominated Larry Strickling to head the NTIA. Right now former Sprint exec, Anna Gomez, is running that department as it gets ready to disperse $4.7B in broadband stimulus money. We don't have a set plan or...
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