FCC Grants Petitions from Next Century Cities Members

This morning, the Federal Communications Commission announced its decision to accept the petitions from two Next Century Cities members, Chattanooga, TN and Wilson, NC, confirming earlier reports suggesting that the agency was considering upholding the principle of...

Public CEO — Harnessing the Potential of the Gigabit City

It’s been an eventful month for the Internet in America. President Obama traveled to Cedar Falls, IA, and publicly supported a city’s right to build its own high-speed Internet infrastructure. Meanwhile, a coalition of local leaders from across the country gathered in...

FCC to Consider Strengthening Local Choice

This morning, an article in the Washington Post announced that the Federal Communications Commission is considering pre-empting laws in two states that restrict the ability of communities to ensure that all of access to fast, affordable, and reliable broadband...