Internet in Carbondale could be 50 times faster

CARBONDALE — A Southern Illinois city is taking a step into the future. The City of Carbondale, SIU, Frontier Communications Partnership for a Connected Illinois and Connect SI have completed the first phase of a more reliable and faster Internet network. The network...

Municipalities deliver broadband via partnerships

Municipal governments are developing creative partnerships to bring  broadband and faster Internet access to citizens and businesses in their communities, including building their own infrastructure and partnering with Google to install Google Fiber…

Next Century Cities Is Now 50 Members Strong!

With the addition of Medina County, OH this week, Next Century Cities proudly shares that our membership has risen to 50 communities, representing 25 states from across the country. Each of our cities joins us in our mission to ensure that all have access to fast,...

Rural Broadband Comes Into Focus In Indiana

Indiana’s Lieutenant Governor Sue Ellspermann along with Indiana Secretary of Commerce Victor Smith are touring the state to align stakeholders and gather information on rural broadband needs throughout Indiana…

Fifty U.S. cities bond together to home-grow broadband

There is a club of U.S. mayors fixated on improving the way broadband Internet works in their cities. And, while it’s new, it’s growing. Called Next Century Cities, the group added Medina County, Ohio, this week and now numbers 50 cities (and the...

Next Century Cities Is Now 50 Members Strong

With the addition of Medina County, OH this week, Next Century Cities proudly shares that our membership has risen to 50 communities, representing 25 states from across the country. Each of our cities joins us in our mission to ensure that all have access to fast,...