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Increasingly it appears that the dream of policy makers and regulators for genuine competitive "facilities based" telecom marketplace is eroding away. Every day there are stories of failing wireless companies, bankrupt CLECs and the regulatory failure of open access cable or DSL. Many pundits are concerned that we are rapidly moving to a world of re-monopolization by the original monopoly telephone companies. Municipalities maybe the only organizations that have the financial and political muscle to thwart this trend towards re-monopolization.
News Archive
University's eCorridors program assists Alaska in assessing broadband
06/03/09 - Virginia Tech News External Site
BLACKSBURG, Va., June 8, 2009 -- Virginia Tech's eCorridors program and the Northwest Arctic Broadband Task Force recently conducted a weeklong experiment in an...
Obama's Surprise Choice for Chief Technology Officer
04/18/09 - BusinessWeek External Site
On Saturday morning President Barack Obama announced a surprising choice for the new position of U.S. chief technology officer: Virginia Secretary of Technology...
Want Better Broadband in America? Take the Broadband Census!
03/03/08 - External Site
Most Americans who have high-speed Internet canít imagine life without broadband. How could you connect to the Internet of today without it? In todayís world, b...
Louisiana Supreme Court: Lafayette Fiber Project Can Move Forward
02/22/07 - External Site
The Supreme Court of Louisiana has ruled that the Lafayette broadband project can move forward....