Broadband en IWCE 2018 provides cities and counties with the 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="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Broadband Thu, 15 Feb 2018 20:18:00 +0000 81001 at The 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="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Communications Broadband Mon, 29 Jan 2018 23:53:00 +0000 80891 at 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="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Broadband Viewpoints Wed, 13 Dec 2017 20:48:00 +0000 80501 at What agencies need to know about the Internet of 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="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Broadband Viewpoints Tue, 21 Nov 2017 20:43:00 +0000 80311 at Track the FirstNet 'opt-in/opt-out' progress of all 50 states and 6 territories with this 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="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Broadband Mon, 23 Oct 2017 22:24:00 +0000 79991 at California county lands $5 million in 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="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Broadband Finance Wed, 21 Jun 2017 03:54:00 +0000 78211 at <p>An everyday, run-of-the-mill sunrise captured in Coronado, Calif., in San Diego County.&nbsp;Image via <a href="">Wikimedia Commons</a>.</p> Cities expand free Wi-Fi to parks as part of 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="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Broadband Wed, 14 Jun 2017 17:24:00 +0000 78101 at <p>The Boulder Reservoir, where free public wi-fi is now available. Image via <a href="">Wikimedia Commons</a>.</p> Hacker sounds Dallas weather sirens for 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="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Broadband Government Security Wed, 12 Apr 2017 17:26:00 +0000 77081 at <p>A tornado siren. Image via <a href=",_Minnesota_(25367993135).jpg">Wikimedia Commons</a>.</p> New Miami-Dade County project to 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="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Broadband Public Transit Thu, 02 Feb 2017 23:24:00 +0000 75881 at <p>A MetroMover&nbsp;train in Miami, Image via <a href="">Wikimedia Commons</a>.</p> Community broadband strategies in the 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="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Broadband Viewpoints Wed, 30 Nov 2016 18:10:00 +0000 74771 at