Net neutrality, cubersecurity on State of the Union agenda

Network neutrality, cybersecurity, and paid sick leave are likely topics for this evening’s State of the Union address by President Barack Obama. The address is scheduled for 9 p.m. Eastern Time. The President in November announced his support of net neutrality, and...

Municipal Broadband Movement Gains Speed

Increasingly Americans see fast internet as being more like a functioning sewer line, than a luxury. And to that end, a number of cities are trying to get into the internet provider business. But laws in 19 states hamper those efforts. President Obama wants to lift...

Job well done, president tells Cedar Falls

CEDAR FALLS — President Barack Obama compared Cedar Falls to cities such as Hong Kong, Tokyo and Paris during a visit to the Iowa city. Cedar Falls became Iowa’s first gigabit city and one of the first in the nation in 2013 when Cedar Falls Utilities completed a...

Obama Plans to Lower Internet Cost and Increase Options

In today’s world, having an internet connection is essential to everyday life. When it comes to internet service providers, though, there aren’t many choices. President Barack Obama plans to change that by putting a plan into action that will strive to decrease...

NEW: Resources for President’s New Broadband Initiative

As part of President Obama’s exciting broadband announcement, the administration has launched a new initiative, BroadbandUSA, to help communities across the country adopt high-speed Internet. We want to share some of these key materials with you:  White House Fact...