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Monroe County, Forget Factories. Let’s Talk Agriculture/Broadband/Telemedicine/Remote Work for Sustainable Economic Growth

I stumbled across these population projections a few days ago from the Boyd Center for Business and Economic Research at the University of Tennessee. Admittedly I didn’t…

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Response to the Sweetwater City Recorder regarding the Letter to the Mayor

Lindsey- I think you are correct that the county is the appropriate entity to lead an effort to expand broadband into the unincorporated areas in…

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Letter to Mayor Ingram and County Commissioners – Neighborly Broadband Accelerator

​Mayor Ingram and Commissioners, Firstly, I want to let you know that I’ve BCC’d around 130 folks here in the 1st district and the SUB…

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AT&T’s Broadband Death Star Strikes Rural Tennessee

According to the  Tennessee Department of Economic and Community Development, any area that has fixed wireless from AT&T will not be eligible for funding by…

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A Monroe County-wide high speed broadband network as a utility

If you’re an SUB customer and haven’t signed our petition, please do so here. Now that Monroe County ranks in the bottom 25% of counties…

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10 Reasons Why Our Electric Utilities Should Provide Fiber-To-The-Home

If you haven’t signed our petition, please do so here. Profits from broadband can be used to subsidize electricity rates to help keep them low….

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Should taxpayers incentivize commercial ISPs to bring broadband to rural areas?

I was recently asked my opinion on subsidizing commercial ISPs to extend broadband into under served areas. This is my response. Also, if you live in the…

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Petition for SUB to provide broadband service

             

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