Broadband http://americancityandcounty.com/taxonomy/term/6633/more en IWCE 2018 provides cities and counties with the tech answers they need http://americancityandcounty.com/broadband/iwce-2018-provides-cities-and-counties-tech-answers-they-need <div class="field-byline"> Stacey Ortlick </div> <div class="node-body article-body">If your agency is planning, implementing or just need to know about communications technologies and trends, the 2018 International Wireless Communications Expo (IWCE) can provide you with answers. </div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/broadband/iwce-2018-provides-cities-and-counties-tech-answers-they-need" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/broadband/iwce-2018-provides-cities-and-counties-tech-answers-they-need#comments Broadband Thu, 15 Feb 2018 20:18:00 +0000 81001 at http://americancityandcounty.com The rural connection http://americancityandcounty.com/communications/rural-connection <div class="field-byline"> Andrew Seybold </div> <div class="field-deck"> FirstNet is offering rural communities opportunities to connect digitally </div> <div class="node-body article-body">FirstNet is offering rural communities opportunities to connect digitally.</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/communications/rural-connection" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/communications/rural-connection#comments Communications Broadband Mon, 29 Jan 2018 23:53:00 +0000 80891 at http://americancityandcounty.com Empowering municipal government through data http://americancityandcounty.com/blog/empowering-municipal-government-through-data <div class="node-body blog-body">Chip Strange, vice president of strategy and business development at Mosaik, explains how cities can better understand smart city value through deeper insight into users’ network experiences.</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/blog/empowering-municipal-government-through-data" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/blog/empowering-municipal-government-through-data#comments Broadband Viewpoints Wed, 13 Dec 2017 20:48:00 +0000 80501 at http://americancityandcounty.com What agencies need to know about the Internet of Things http://americancityandcounty.com/blog/what-agencies-need-know-about-internet-things <div class="node-body blog-body">Dave Shuman, industry leader of Internet of Things and manufacturing at Cloudera, explains the risk factors for the public sector in leveraging the Internet of Things.</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/blog/what-agencies-need-know-about-internet-things" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/blog/what-agencies-need-know-about-internet-things#comments Broadband Viewpoints Tue, 21 Nov 2017 20:43:00 +0000 80311 at http://americancityandcounty.com Track the FirstNet 'opt-in/opt-out' progress of all 50 states and 6 territories with this map http://americancityandcounty.com/broadband/track-firstnet-opt-inopt-out-progress-all-50-states-and-6-territories-map <div class="node-body article-body">What is the status of states and territories as their governors make "opt-in" or "opt-out" decisions about FirstNet? Check out this map to get the updated information.</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/broadband/track-firstnet-opt-inopt-out-progress-all-50-states-and-6-territories-map" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/broadband/track-firstnet-opt-inopt-out-progress-all-50-states-and-6-territories-map#comments Broadband Mon, 23 Oct 2017 22:24:00 +0000 79991 at http://americancityandcounty.com California county lands $5 million in record online property auction http://americancityandcounty.com/finance/california-county-lands-5-million-record-online-property-auction <div class="node-body article-body">San Diego County, Calif., got more than it bargained for when it brought in a record $5.6 million in an auction for tax-defaulted property.</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/finance/california-county-lands-5-million-record-online-property-auction" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/finance/california-county-lands-5-million-record-online-property-auction#comments Broadband Finance Wed, 21 Jun 2017 03:54:00 +0000 78211 at http://americancityandcounty.com <p>An everyday, run-of-the-mill sunrise captured in Coronado, Calif., in San Diego County.&nbsp;Image via <a href="https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:US_Navy_071024-N-5491S-002_The_sun_rises_over_Downtown_San_Diego_and_the_Coronado_ferry_landing_sits_under_a_thick_layer_of_smoke_from_the_Harris_and_surrounding_wildfires.jpg">Wikimedia Commons</a>.</p> Cities expand free Wi-Fi to parks as part of larger accessability efforts http://americancityandcounty.com/broadband/cities-expand-free-wi-fi-parks-part-larger-accessability-efforts <div class="node-body article-body">As Internet access becomes a more prevalent municipal service, cities are extending free Wi-Fi service to public parks. </div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/broadband/cities-expand-free-wi-fi-parks-part-larger-accessability-efforts" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/broadband/cities-expand-free-wi-fi-parks-part-larger-accessability-efforts#comments Broadband Wed, 14 Jun 2017 17:24:00 +0000 78101 at http://americancityandcounty.com <p>The Boulder Reservoir, where free public wi-fi is now available. Image via <a href="https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Fall_at_the_Res_(8162730482).jpg">Wikimedia Commons</a>.</p> Hacker sounds Dallas weather sirens for 95 minutes http://americancityandcounty.com/government-security/hacker-sounds-dallas-weather-sirens-95-minutes <div class="node-body article-body">A hacker created a cacophonous symphony using all 156 of Dallas’ weather sirens as his instruments. The tumult lasted over an hour and a half Friday night and went on until early Saturday morning.</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/government-security/hacker-sounds-dallas-weather-sirens-95-minutes" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/government-security/hacker-sounds-dallas-weather-sirens-95-minutes#comments Broadband Government Security Wed, 12 Apr 2017 17:26:00 +0000 77081 at http://americancityandcounty.com <p>A tornado siren. Image via <a href="https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Emergency_Tornado_Siren_-_Sauk_Rapids,_Minnesota_(25367993135).jpg">Wikimedia Commons</a>.</p> New Miami-Dade County project to offer free Wi-Fi throughout county http://americancityandcounty.com/broadband/new-miami-dade-county-project-offer-free-wi-fi-throughout-county <div class="node-body article-body">Miami-Dade County has approved a partnership-based project with a technology company that will lead to free Wi-Fi being available on all of its public transit vehicles as well as throughout the county.</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/broadband/new-miami-dade-county-project-offer-free-wi-fi-throughout-county" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/broadband/new-miami-dade-county-project-offer-free-wi-fi-throughout-county#comments Broadband Public Transit Thu, 02 Feb 2017 23:24:00 +0000 75881 at http://americancityandcounty.com <p>A MetroMover&nbsp;train in Miami, Image via <a href="https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Miami-Dade_Metromover.jpg">Wikimedia Commons</a>.</p> Community broadband strategies in the Trump era http://americancityandcounty.com/blog/community-broadband-strategies-trump-era <div class="node-body blog-body">Community broadband consultant Craig Settles discusses how local governments can strategically plan for building public broadband networks and developing the partnerships to do so.</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/blog/community-broadband-strategies-trump-era" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/blog/community-broadband-strategies-trump-era#comments Broadband Viewpoints Wed, 30 Nov 2016 18:10:00 +0000 74771 at http://americancityandcounty.com