The FCC’s failed 2009 attempt to enact net neutrality occurred as the City of Glendale was updating its wireless facility citing rules. Covering developments and exploring the issues in context, I observed that net neutrality supports the expansion and commercial viability of wireless networks. Wireless networks are limited by bandwidth […]
Researcher, public policy advocate discuss wireless technology public health and environmental concerns with Southern California residents.
Google calls for information superhighway, with fiber-optic conduit a part of every road construction project.
Santa Fe, New Mexico wireless ordinance passes, clearing way for telecom franchise agreements.
Glendale, California should apply for Google’s high-speed fiber optic initiative, a big improvement over wireless broadband.
Residents Engaged Against Cell Towers, a Southern California regional coalition including Glendale’s group GOACT, submitted a comprehensive list of concerns to the FCC as a comment for its National Broadband Plan.
Changing Media, under the Sunroom Desk Paperweight, explores telecommunications and broadband technology deployment, equal and open access to information, and the future of journalism.
Ars Technica reviews national broadband deployment issues.
FCC’s call for public input on national broadband policy is met with Free Press book release on public interest policies. The document calls for open internet access, changes in telecommunications policy, and exploration of different models for future public interest journalism.
Glendale, California and other communities throughout the country don’t have a world-class broadband system because the current regulatory structure, and the cooperation of politicians with telecom interests, have impeded progress.