FCC and Knight Foundation: America’s Digital Inclusion Summit on 9 March 2010

The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) and Knight Foundation will hold “America’s Digital Inclusion Summit” on Tuesday, 9 March 2010 from 9:00 to 12:30 at the Newseum, 555 Pennsylvania Avenue NW, Washington DC. There will be a videocast at the FCC Commission Room, 445 12th SW, Washington DC. If you prefer to watch the event from […]

Sponsored Post: Thanks to MuniWireless sponsors

I would like to thank the following companies for supporting MuniWireless in 2009 and 2010. These companies can also be found in the most recent guide on how to get a grant from the NTIA under Round 2 of the broadband stimulus. Please visit the Company Profile Pages (below) in the MuniWireless Vendor Directory. AllCity […]

Company Profile: Strix Systems

Strix Systems is a worldwide leader in Wireless Mesh Networking with patented mesh algorithms and Layer 2 switching architecture that delivers the lowest latency, fastest roaming, and highest multi-hop throughput available. Strix’s Access/One products are the industry’s only modular (chassis-based) mesh systems, delivering the largest capacity, highest throughput and best scalability. This new generation of […]

First broadband stimulus grant winners announced

The Twittersphere is aglow with news reports that the federal government is finally announcing the winners of Round 1 of the broadband stimulus funding. Among the first announcements: The Biddeford Internet Corporation, a public-private partnership between service providers and the University of Maine, will receive a $25.4 million Recovery Act grant to construct middle-mile infrastructure […]

US Broadband Coalition releases report on US broadband adoption

The US Broadband Coalition has released its report entitled Expanding and Accelerating the Adoption & Use of Broadband Throughout the Economy (PDF format). The US Broadband Coalition is composed of more than 160 organizations working toward a comprehensive national broadband strategy to ensure America’s success in the emerging knowledge-based global economy. The Coalition includes communications providers of […]