Mon., August 20, 2012 6:02am
A new broadband network in the northeast Georgia mountains is still a few months from completion, but it’s already bringing connections 20 to 50 times faster than ever before to area schools.
Mon., February 20, 2012 7:00am
The Federal Communications Commission pulled the plug last week on a company building a new nationwide mobile broadband network. The move is disappointing to several counties in southwest Georgia who were hoping for more broadband competition and better service.
Fri., February 3, 2012 8:02am
Representatives from rural cities and counties across Georgia are balking at legislation aimed at public broadband networks proposed by a state senator who says such agencies should play by the same rules as private providers. Several local governments told a Senate panel they had to create their own broadband networks when private providers refused to come to their communities.
Mon., January 23, 2012 6:33pm
A Republican lawmaker wants private companies to compete on a level playing field with cities and counties that offer Internet broadband service. Sen. Chip Rogers of Woodstock says government-operated service providers have an unfair advantage because they can run the systems at a loss.
Thu., January 5, 2012 9:00am
Eight northeast Georgia counties will soon have access to faster broadband connections than ever before. The final pieces of a 260-mile broadband ring from Atlanta north through the Georgia mountains will be in place by the end of the month.
Mon., March 15, 2010 3:39pm
Savannah, Peactree City and Decatur are believed to be competing for a pote
Thu., December 17, 2009 8:36pm
The Vice President announced the federal government's 7.2 billion dollar in