jntolva + broadband   10

Infrastructure Is Not Just Roads and Bridges
"Like curb cuts, expanded broadband, clean water systems, improved public transportation — and yes, better roads and bridges — that lift up the most vulnerable among us actually lift us all up."
infrastructure  mobility  broadband 
june 2017 by jntolva
Most of U.S. Is Wired, but Millions Aren’t Plugged In - NYTimes.com
"Between 2008 and 2011, the Smart Communities participants registered a statistically significant 15 percentage-point increase in Internet use compared with that in other Chicago community areas."
broadband  divide  digital 
august 2013 by jntolva
Why Is Google Fiber the Country's Only Super-Speed Internet?
"There’s no national drive, no national strategy. We’re a little bit more haphazard. We drive that technology deployment on the perceived need of the incumbent."
gigabit  broadband  chicago  fiber 
february 2013 by jntolva
In praise of alleys, Chicago's unsung heroes in the city's broadband push
"Tolva’s humming the melody, time will tell if the rest of the city decides to hum along."
broadband  alley  chicago 
september 2012 by jntolva
Chicago to get hyper-connected under Rahm Emanuel's grand Wi-Fi plan
"We are the broadband backbone of America, right here. That's a physical fact, and I have to use that advantage to its maximum capacity, both in the city and in terms of connectivity with the rest of the world."
fiber  broadband  chicago 
july 2012 by jntolva

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