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Springs takes subdued approach to Google competition

A number of cities are locked in fierce competition to be chosen for a free Google pilot program that would install a citywide network of ultra-high-speed broadband service. Google has hung the offer out there, and cities have responded. The mayor of Duluth, Minn. said he’ll jump into a frozen lake. The mayor of a small… Continue Reading Springs takes subdued approach to Google competition

Colorado and Connected Nation are mapping the state to determine which areas have access to broadband Internet connections. Visitors to http://www.connectcolorado.org/ can test the speed of their connections, comment about how broadband has affected their lives and provide consumer feedback. Visitors without broadband access can add their name and address to a database of households that would… Continue Reading Connected Nation mapping state’s broadband access

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