Apr 28, 2015, 9:24 PM
The University at Buffalo has been perhaps one of the most foresighted institutions in Erie County when it comes to community-owned fiber optics. Back in the 1990s they recognized the viability of building out their own institutional network (which is exactly what we want the City/County to do--with…
Apr 15, 2015, 5:21 PM
An outdoor, public Wi-Fi network – with more than 30 hotspot access points along Main Street from North Street to Canalside and the Erie Basin Marina – is planned for downtown Buffalo. There will be no charge from the provider to access the network.
Apr 7, 2015, 1:19 PM
On February 26, Comcast executive vice president David Cohen said chilling words about the future of his company’s expansion. His remarks came after the FCC issued an order to regulate broadband service under more restrictive rules, and impose principles of network neutrality.
Apr 1, 2015, 3:07 PM
The Buffalo Common Council passed a resolution to little fanfare this past Tuesday, March 31st, that calls for bringing municipal broadband to Buffalo. This resolution coalesces all the various items the council members have submitted into one coherent resolution that gets the ball rolling on…
Mar 20, 2015, 5:12 PM
Evidence provided in this report indicates that Erie County could directly benefit from the creation of a regional municipal broadband network, anticipating the average 1.1% growth in GDP (roughly $450 million in Erie County) from the creation of the network, as compared to other communities of its…
Mar 10, 2015, 2:06 PM
Today the COL2 Group presented their arguments to Buffalo's Common Council in favor of Municipal Fiber