Tag Archive: broadband stimulus

Nov
30
2011

Tipping Point

I’m in Huntsville, Alabama, this week at an ADTRAN press event. And one of the speakers was Dave Osborn, CEO of Valley Telephone. Raymondville, Texas-based Valley Telephone is a rural LEC with 17 exchanges in 19 counties covering 7,300 square miles. It’s overbuilding 11 Texas towns now covered by the incumbent carrier there. And it …

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Nov
23
2011

New Analysis Deems Federal Government’s Smart Energy Stimulus Effort a Winner

Let’s face it, when something goes wrong, people tend to focus on it, in some cases clouding over the bigger, better picture. I was happy to discover that is exactly what seems to be the case in terms of the federal government’s stimulus program, which by and large looks like a success. A USA Today …

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Sep
08
2011

Safe & Sound

I spent a good portion of my mid-20s living in Minneapolis. My fondest memories include my friends alerting me every time we saw a limo that Prince was in the back seat. (The limo was dark purple, not black, they said, that’s how you could tell it was him.) My least favorite memories include my …

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Aug
03
2011

Community Anchors Can Help Weigh in Favor of Broadband Stimulus

In an interesting article posted late last month on the BroadbandBreakfast site, Craig Settles talks about how the success of the broadband stimulus – and, indeed, the success of any broadband effort – is being weighed using altogether the wrong parameters. Rather than looking at statistics such as average revenue per user or the number …

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Jun
16
2011

Country Strong

There’s been a lot of talk lately about whether the federal government’s stimulus effort worked. Some believe it did not work as planned, given we’re still in a weak economy. And some of the folks in that same group also blame the stimulus effort to contributing to the deficit. Meanwhile, others say the stimulus did …

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