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.
Wed., February 8, 2012 4:09pm
Google is among a group of organizations urging Georgia legislators to oppose Senate Bill 313. It would prevent funding public broadband networks and subsidizing costs of services with public tax dollars.
Mon., January 23, 2012 3:58pm
Senate Majority Leader Chip Rogers says governments looking to get into the broadband business must play by the same rules as private providers and educate citizens prior to starting a new communications network.
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.
Fri., March 18, 2011 1:40pm
North Georgia has seen major population gains over the last decade. But parts of the region north of metro Atlanta have been playing catch-up with technology. The area's now in the middle of a big push to get plugged-in for the economic benefits.
Thu., August 19, 2010 8:58am
Federal officials are providing nearly $20 million in grants to bring high-speed broadband internet service to rural portions of southern Georgia.
Mon., March 15, 2010 3:39pm
Savannah, Peactree City and Decatur are believed to be competing for a pote
Thu., March 4, 2010 7:44pm
County officials say $13.5 million federal stimulus grant will help develop