Broadband in the News


8/18/21 - Grafton County Broadband Committee Proposes Building Out Fiber Network To Reach 39 Towns

8/17/21 - Broadband access to get financial boost

7/26/21 - N.H. Electric Co-op Expands Its Broadband Services To Two Rural Towns

7/22/21 - At last, high-speed broadband for Sandwich

7/13/21 - Governor Chris Sununu Signs Municipal Broadband Matching Fund Into Law

7/8/21 - Shaheen Highlights Need to Expand Access to High-Speed Broadband for Granite Staters during Keene Roundtable Discussion

6/7/21 - Partnerships Foster Fiber Hotbed in Southwest N.H.

6/2/21 - Consolidated to start offering faster Internet in Keene

5/12/21 - Town Meeting 2021: Peterborough elects new board members, passes Article 2

5/5/21 - An amendment would expand scope on broadband matching fund bill

5/2/21 - Greenfield passes all articles at Town Meeting Saturday

4/26/21 - State prepares for federal funding to boost broadband access

4/26/21 - Marlow voters approve broadband installation

4/25/21 - Jaffrey voters approve Internet bonding plan at drive-in Town Meeting

4/24/21 - Installing fiber has broad appeal at Jaffrey town meeting

4/23/21 - Francestown gets another fiber internet option

3/31/21 - Dublin broadband rollout winding down

3/25/21 - Broadband Improvement in Southwest NH: A Team Effort

3/25/21 - Eight New Hampshire Towns to Partner with Consolidated Communications on Fiber Internet

3/22/21 - State budget process top of mind for local business community

3/18/21 - Broadband bandwagon; More area towns are taking advantage of deals to upgrade Internet service

3/17/21 - Marlborough voters join broadband bandwagon

3/10/21 - With dash of Yankee ingenuity, Langdon keeps tradition in COVID era

3/10/21 - Fitzwilliam voters back broadband expansion, shoot down Tannerite ban

3/9/21 - Peterborough’s plan to connect unserved fifth of town to broadband internet

3/8/21 - Fiber rolls out in Rindge, not without hiccups

3/6/21 - Has COVID-19 permanently changed town meeting?

2/25/21 - Fiber optic network on Roxbury town meeting warrant

2/24/21 - New, Fiber Internet Networks Turned Up in Three N.H. Towns; Network Builds in Two Other Towns Nearing Completion

2/24/21 - Jaffrey selects Consolidated Communications for proposed fiber project

2/22/21 - Temple can still bond for broadband despite town meeting delay

2/3/21 - Greenfield updates on ambulance, broadband, and Crotched Mountain

1/29/21 - Broadband on the slate for Charlestown deliberative session Saturday

1/19/21 - Broadband initiative could make Bristol first northern NH tech hub

1/6/21 - Internet bond could see Town Meeting

12/28/20 - Stories of the Year: Towns forge ahead with municipal broadband projects

12/16/20 - NHEC Celebrates Start of Broadband Internet Service

12/16/20 - Sentinel editorial: The need for speed

12/12/20 - Net benefit: Local schools confront limited broadband access for remote learners

12/1/20 - Broadband Projects Funded With CARES Act Money Are On Track To Be Completed On Time

11/30/20 - Greenfield speeds into broadband contract negotiations

11/27/20 - Temple to discuss two broadband proposals

10/27/20 - Consolidated Communications launches sign-up pages for fiber for local communities

9/29/20 - Funding or not, Spectrum plans high-speed Internet for West Keene

9/21/20 - Temple broadband committee fields resident concerns

9/20/20 - N.H. Electric Co-op tries again to add internet broadband to its services

9/16/20 - Keene Housing to help families afford Internet for remote education

9/9/20 - Work begins on broadband infrastructure in Rindge and Dublin

9/7/20 - Locals’ needs and willingness to organize features in broadband survey results

September/October - Broadband is More Important than Ever!

8/28/20 - The long road to expand NH broadband

8/27/20 - Additional grants awarded for NH broadband expansion

8/26/20 - Local towns in line to get high-speed Internet

8/11/20 - Nearly 400 Stoddard properties to get high-speed Internet

8/10/20 - Mason tapped for internet buildout with CARES funds

8/8/20 - Remote Learning Progress Report: Broadband proves to be major issue

8/7/20 - Rural New Hampshire broadband expansion gets $16 million boost

8/7/20 - Stoddard to benefit from state broadband-expansion funds

8/6/20 - Nearly $16 Million Of Federal Relief Money To Go To Rural Broadband Projects

8/6/20 - NH’s congressional delegation seeks more federal money, flexibility for broadband

7/27/20 - Municipalities shut out of CARES Act broadband grant process

7/22/20 - Rural areas to benefit from NH’s new broadband law

7/21/20 - Spectrum eyes grant to extend broadband to rural Keene

7/10/20 - COVID-19 Sharpens Digital Divide In New Hampshire

7/9/20 - NH Electric Co-op seeks Connecting NH broadband expansion funds

7/8/20 - Initiatives aim to increase rural broadband access in New Hampshire

7/7/20 - High-speed broadband help may be on the way

7/6/20 - New Greenfield broadband committee members joined after work-from-home frustration

7/2/20 - With New Broadband Fund, One N.H. Town Is Optimistic About Its Internet Future

6/29/20 - Mason requests proposals for broadband buildout

6/26/20 - N.H. Electric Co-op Announces New Entity To Focus On Broadband Access

6/18/20 - State seeks bids for Connecting NH - Emergency Broadband Expansion Program

6/15/20 - Broadband service woefully slow

6/15/20 - Push For Rural Broadband Focus At N.H. Electric Co-op Goes To A Vote

6/11/20 - Governor announces money for NH broadband, grants for households

6/3/20 - NTIA Adds 5 States to National Broadband Availability Map

6/3/20 - New Hampshire Municipal Association Needs Your Input for the New Hampshire Broadband Survey

6/2/20 - First-of-its-kind push wants N.H. Electric Cooperative to become a broadband cooperative

5/29/20 - NH senator leads meeting on rural broadband gaps

5/20/20 - Hancock to test new broadband technology

5/7/20 - USDA Invests $2 Million in High-Speed Broadband in Rural New Hampshire

5/5/20 - Pandemic highlights need for universal broadband internet

5/4/20 - Consolidated Communications begins Dublin broadband work in advance of bond approval

4/20/20 - Dublin broadband schedule not affected by coronavirus, Temple residents completing internet access survey

4/17/20 - New Hampshire Towns Join Chesterfield, Partner With Consolidated Communications for Fiber Builds

4/15/20 - NH company helps Chesterfield kids with free Internet during school closures

3/27/20 - For some students learning remotely, internet access is a challenge

3/22/20 - Dozens of telecom companies pledge no-cost unlimited data, faster internet, during coronavirus outbreak

3/16/20 - Walpole approves plastic-bag ban, high-speed Internet

3/14/20 - Dublin voters passed all warrant articles, including a bond for town broadband

3/12/20 - Rindge approves internet bond at Town Meeting Tuesday

3/12/20 - Westmoreland approves broadband project at town meeting

3/7/20 - Harrisville residents to deliberate on major broadband project

3/2/20 - Alternatives to municipal bonding discussed in broadband roundtable with Senator Hassan in Keene

2/21/20 - In Keene, Hassan talks continued roadblocks to broadband access

2/20/20 - Sen. Hassan hosts discussion on rural broadband

2/17/20 - Mason begins to move on internet bonding process

1/16/20 - Broadband: Expanding in Rural NH

1/16/20 - Rindge man’s podcast career slowed down by inadequate internet access

1/6/20 - Dozens of Towns to Hold Town Meeting Votes on Forming Broadband Districts (Vermont)

1/1/20 - Temple and Francestown progress in search of better internet

12/18/19 - Rindge Teltech committee backs Consolidated Communications proposal

12/10/19 - Westmoreland residents air questions ahead of broadband vote

11/20/19 - State, federal bills aimed at improving broadband access

11/20/19 - New Hampshire May Turn to Communications Districts for Rural Broadband

11/06/19 - Hancock, Dublin Move Ahead with Broadband

11/04/19 - Town of Chesterfield Honored for Broadband Project

11/02/19 - Multi-town ‘communication districts’ could be part of a new push for broadband in rural N.H.

10/30/19 - Mason Family Making Switch from Satellite Internet to DSL

10/17/19 - More Region Towns Looking to Strike Deals for Better Broadband

10/16/19 - Editorial - Bridging the Digital Divide

10/16/19 - TDS Rolling Out Fiber Upgrades in Lyndeborough

10/02/19 - Town Explores Broadband Options (Brattleboro, VT)

09/25/19 - The Digital Divide: The Lack of Broadband Internet Access in ConVal Towns


7/26/21 - Six Community Broadband Networks Demonstrate Diversity of Approaches to Connectivity Challenges

9/21/20 - Starlink starts to deliver on its satellite internet promise

9/14/20 - USDA Expands Access to Broadband Infrastructure for Rural Businesses and Residents Under Select Rural Development Programs

7/16/20 - FCC Adopts New Broadband Data Collection Rules with an Accurate U.S. Broadband Map at Stake

6/11/20 - FCC Adopts Producedures for Rural Digital Opportunity Fund Auction

2/7/20 - FCC Launches $20 Billion Rural Digital Opportunity Fund

1/3/20 - Employment, Education, Health Services Flow through Rural Counties’ Fiber