State issues RFP for feasibility study of electric companies offering broadband service

Published by VermontBiz on June 26, 2019 Vermont Business Magazine The Department of Public Service seeks to establish a contract with a company that can provide a Feasibility Study of Electric Companies Offering Broadband Service in Vermont (link is external). RFP responses are due by 4 pm on July 1, 2019. The contract arising from this RFP will be for a period …

From Georgia to Minnesota: State Lawmakers are Taking Bipartisan Action for Rural Broadband

by Jessica Denson Director of Communications, Connected Nation Bowling Green, KY (May 2, 2019) – Federal legislators have taken action in recent months to begin expansion of rural broadband across the U.S.  But, many state lawmakers are not waiting for federal funding to come through before taking steps of their own. The number of states passing or introducing bills to …