Posts about Rural

Rural broadband providers are facing the uncertain future of federal funding. For many years rural broadband providers have been compensated for the high cost of delivering service to low-density or rough terrain areas. Changes in Universal Service Funding are making it much more difficult for rural providers to obtain funding or recoup the high cost of providing services in remote locations ...
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As someone who spends considerable time travelling, the prospect of free citywide WiFi always sounds appealing. I’m not the only person to feel this way; I remember when Google announced the San Francisco WiFi blanket a number of my California-based colleagues entered a near ecstatic emotional state. I can’t describe their response when the plans were eventually shelved. Let’s just say it involved tears and lots of hugging.
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