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High-Speed Internet? For Cities, It’s About Dollars and Sense

An NPR report highlights the broadband beating that College Station, Texas faces. Councilman James Benham says high-tech companies – and the jobs that go with them – are fleeing his city because it can’t offer the faster, cheaper broadband that other communities can. “We have lost countless companies to other towns because we cannot provide the level and […]

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Frustrated Cities Take High-Speed Internet Into Their Own Hands

I was recently interviewed by National Public Radio (NPR) for a piece on high-speed internet and our efforts to bring it to the College Station area. James Benham, a city councilman in College Station, is worried that high-tech jobs are fleeing to Austin and other cities with faster and cheaper broadband. “We have lost countless […]

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Bryan, Brazos Valley Council of Governments back efforts to boost Web speed

The city of Bryan and the Brazos Valley Council of Governments have joined a push to bring ultra high-speed Internet to the area.   The public entities each matched $25,000 pledges put forth by Texas A&M University, the city of College Station and Brazos County.   The $125,000 effort seeks to change local ordinances and […]

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