Blandin on Broadband eNews: MN Monthly Recap (Nov 2019): Notes from Fall Broadband Conference and more

MN Fall BB Conference – Innovation: Putting Broadband to Work The Fall Broadband was a success. Attendees came to learn about economic development strategies, digital inclusion, local broadband leaders and more. Below are links to specific sessions: Local Solutions for … Continue reading

Study shows Community-Owned Broadband Networks provide best value – and access to pricing info is difficult to get

Harvard University recently published a report that compared public-owned FTTH networks with private options in the same market. They learned a few things – perhaps most important to note i- they learned it’s difficult to get info on pricing and … Continue reading

Correction to recent editorial on Minnesota community networks in Rochester, Monticello and Moorhead

The Post Bulletin recently ran an editorial on community networks from Brent Christensen, executive director of the Minnesota Telecom Alliance (MTA). I’ve learned there’s a correction to that article. Here are snippets from the original… After recently reading about some … Continue reading

Blandin Broadband eNews: Local views on Minnesota Broadband funding

Broadband News Around Minnesota Minnesota Policymakers’ (and Stakeholders’) Views on Broadband Governor Dayton to promote $100M for broadband in Minnesota posted in Pioneer Press http://wp.me/p3if7-3lS. Minneapolis Star Tribune http://wp.me/p3if7-3kM and Post Bulletin http://wp.me/p3if7-3lj Representative Davids outlines three roadblocks to ubiquitous … Continue reading