Rural service lags as broadband sprints ahead in Texas

“[FCC] maps are based on self-reported data, and only have to show that they serve one customer in a Census block,” said CN’s Chris Pedersen. That’s a big issue in states like Texas where census blocks can be bigger than the state of Rhode Island. Read more here.  

Iowa Ranked No. 1 in Infrastructure and Ultra-Fast Internet

This article was first published by U.S. News and World Report on February 27, 2018, and written by Jeff Charis-Carlson, Contributor. IOWA CITY, Iowa–Iowa may be better known for its corn, caucuses, and creative writing programs, but the Hawkeye state also leads the nation in efforts to bring ultra-fast internet access to every city block and every rural acre. Iowa’s …