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Nicole Ferraro, Editor, Light Reading, 9/23/2022
This week in broadband builds: Spectrum gets millions more in 'GREAT' grants; ReConnect awards $502 million; Yellowstone Fiber live in Montana; NTIA awards $29 million for Alaskan tribes; Cajun Broadband breaks ground – and more.
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Nicole Ferraro, Editor, Light Reading, 9/22/2022
This week: Jessica Epley, vice president of regulatory and external affairs at Ziply Fiber, joins the podcast to discuss the company's rural buildouts, federal funding and why permit reform is one key to closing the digital divide.
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Mike Dano, Editorial Director, 5G & Mobile Strategies, 9/21/2022
Hurricane Fiona knocked out wireline Internet services to hundreds of thousands of subscribers in Puerto Rico and the US Virgin Islands. And the storm shut down roughly 23.5% of the cell sites in those areas, too.
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Nicole Ferraro, Editor, Light Reading, 9/20/2022
Through 'Big Apple Connect,' New York will subsidize Altice and Charter to deliver free service to NYCHA residents. Verizon is TBD, said the city.
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Nicole Ferraro, Editor, Light Reading, 9/16/2022
Despite outcry from the East Carroll community, Cable One says Sparklight will persist with challenging Conexon's $4 million grant to build broadband.
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Mike Dano, Editorial Director, 5G & Mobile Strategies, 9/15/2022
AT&T said it plans to offer 5 Gbit/s fiber services across 100,000 homes in a Phoenix suburb. The effort represents a new gambit by AT&T, which previously only built fiber in its existing copper markets.
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Nicole Ferraro, Editor, Light Reading, 9/13/2022
This week in broadband builds: Tennessee doles out $447 million; Brightspeed, Charter, and Lumos win in North Carolina; Redzone runs on ngFWA in Maine.
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Nicole Ferraro, Editor, Light Reading, 9/12/2022
Meanwhile, data shows the program is still only reaching 36.5% of eligible households and could run out of funds by March 2025.
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Nicole Ferraro, Editor, Light Reading, 9/9/2022
This episode features Danielle Perry, chief compliance officer at TruConnect, on the important role of mobile virtual network operators and federal subsidy programs in closing the digital divide.
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Phil Harvey, Editor-in-Chief, Light Reading, 7/5/2022
Here's where you can find episode links for 'The Divide,' Light Reading's podcast series featuring conversations with broadband providers and policymakers working to close the digital divide.
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