Oct 3, 2015, 1:18 PM
The Broadband Program Office (the “NYS BPO” or “BPO”) of the New York State Urban Development Corporation d/b/a/ Empire State Development (“ESD”) hereby issues this Request for Information (“RFI”) to seek input from qualified parties to inform the preparation of guidelines for and structure of the…
Sep 22, 2015, 7:00 PM
Buffalo Connect: WiFi from 1999 by Alan Bedenko / Sep. 22, 2015 5am EST In a partnership with UB and M&T Bank, the city of Buffalo unveiled free outdoor WiFi along the Main Street corridor this summer, to much fanfare. The ribbon-cutting was in mid-July, accompanied by hopeful comments, including…
Sep 19, 2015, 4:55 PM
The second part in our series on the Buffalo Connect WiFi network. Here we go into a little more technical detail and analysis of the network.
Aug 8, 2015, 12:02 PM
Our first part of a 3 part series regarding Buffalo's WiFi corridor called Buffalo Connect. The first part of the 3 part series focuses on introductions to the Wireless standards and technologies that have been developed and how we will utilize these to determine the real world application and…
Jul 16, 2015, 5:47 PM
Erie County, thanks to the leadership of Legislator Pat Burke, approves funding for bringing in a consultant to study the viability of a municipal broadband network in the region.
Jul 2, 2015, 11:00 AM
Internet Speeds and Availability Throughout Western New York
May 27, 2015, 1:28 AM
Over 400 communities across the United States have some form of municipal network--where the town or city is involved, whole or in part, in providing internet service. Cities like Chattanooga and Lafayette already have fiber-to-the-home available to their whole community (though not having a 100%…