municipal networks

West Virginia backs broadband competition, with tough consequences for state Senate's president


As one of the most poorly connected states in the nation searches for local answers to a national connectivity challenge, Sen. Mitch Carmichael finds himself without a full-time day job.

House Dem. puts forward bill to protect municipal broadband networks from state laws


Rep. Anna Eshoo's bill would preempt states from restricting localities looking to build their own broadband networks.