The Experiences of Other Fiber Networks

August 29th, 2012

  In April, Christopher Mitchell (who recently wrote a blog post for us), published “Broadband at the Speed of Light.” In this report, he explains “how three communities built next-generation networks,” focusing on Chattanooga, Tn.; Bristol, Va.; and Lafayette, La. We’ve been meaning to dig into that report and share some elements. By no means […]

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“UTOPIA is a no brainer”

August 17th, 2012

As a very happy UTOPIA customer, I am glad for the chance to briefly share my experience with the great service I have received. When I was first approached by UTOPIA, I had some reservations given it was a new product. I am generally conservative and take more of the “wait and see” approach to […]

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Rebutting the Robocalls

August 15th, 2012

With all the excitement (that’s one word for it) going on in Orem this week, it seems the Sutherland Institute, a conservative “think tank” based here in Utah, has been making robocalls to the fine folks in Orem. They were trying to rally listeners to oppose the property tax hike there, to prevent the funding […]

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Guest Post–Community Broadband: America’s Broadband Hope

August 14th, 2012

Guest Column: Christopher Mitchell   The broadband gap in America is slowly morphing into a broadband chasm. Millions of Americans have no broadband access to the Internet. Tens of millions are stuck with only slow and unreliable DSL. The vast majority of America has a single cable option as its fastest connection to the Internet. […]

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UTOPIA Is Moving Ahead

August 3rd, 2012

The news is interesting. One thing to always keep in mind with the news is that they are in the business of attracting eyeballs. “Good news” doesn’t always do the trick. Both sides of the story rarely get the same traction. Good thing we have this blog to get our message out. Today, UTOPIA is […]

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