Press Coverage

THE BATTLE FOR THE INTERNET IN RURAL AMERICA

Richmond gets it right on broadband legislation

Broadband, I-73, other bills survive General Assembly 

Bill won’t curtail county broadband authority

Logging on from the Boonies

Byron’s broadband bill will head to governor

General Assembly briefs

Anti-Municipal Broadband Legislation Progresses at State Level

Virginia Senate Considers Stripped-Down Broadband Bill

ARNOLD: Make the internet more accessible to rural Virginians

Missouri Bill Would Condition Muni Broadband Buildouts

Watered-down Virginia bill no longer limits government broadband growth

Reshaped broadband bill heads to Senate

County continues broadband bill battle

Work on broadband network expansion in Roanoke County poised to begin

Editorial: Senate should reject bill limiting broadband

Letters to the Editor for Sunday, February 12, 2017

Del. Lashrecse Aird: Broadband now, broadband for all

Virginia Is for Lovers, Not Lobbyists

Our View: Being dumped on by Richmond, again

The debate over muni broadband expansion

Commentary: Bill Would Hinder Municipal Broadband Program

Virginia House Passes (Another) Bill Restricting Local Broadband

General Assembly bill threatens internet initiative

Broadband bill advances, Nelson official voices opposition

House Passes Broadband Bill, Despite Cities’ Opposition

Reprint:10 topics to watch at crossover in the General Assembly

10 topics to watch at crossover in the General Assembly

Reprint: Virginia House passes pared back broadband bill 

House passes revised version of Byron’s broadband bill 

Virginia House passes pared back broadband bill 

Virginia House of Delegates passes Byron broadband bill

Controversial municipal broadband bill passes Virginia House with changes

Byron Bill Hinders Broadband 

Editorial: In broadband fight, Internet haves ignore the Internet have-nots

Broadband bill gets work-over

EDITORIAL: The bill to nowhere

Editorial: Virginia’s version of Steve Bannon is at it again

Controversial state broadband bill gets a rewrite

Creigh Deeds: Crossover 2017 is upon us

Bill challenges bandwidth’s reach

Revised broadband bill passes committee heads to full House 

Byron’s revised broadband bill passes, committee heads to full House

Here’s Exactly How the Internet Is Now 

Virginia School District Gives 49% of Students Broadband, Bill Would Take It Away

Editor’s Corner—Tennessee, Virginia municipal broadband proposals reignite debate

Bojarski: Byron’s broadband bill would keep localities on internet’s dirt road

Bill would limit, not expand, internet service

Richter: Don’t trust the telecoms

Hamlar: New economy demands municipal broadband

Around Capitol Square: Votes on constitutional amendments coming Monday, but few will make it

Column: Let’s keep talking about broadband

Bill would restrict local control over some wireless equipment

Editorial: Fast-track broadband bill to dust bin

Reprint: Byron revises bill, but municipal broadband boosters still critical of it

Google, Netflix Join Forces To Fight Virginia’s Municipal Broadband Restriction

Reprint: Virginia Governor Threatens to Veto Broadband Bill

Reprint:Del. Kathy Byron introduces substitute broadband bill to House committee

Byron revises bill, but municipal broadband boosters still critical of it

Reprint: Editorial: Our broadband speeds are slower than Latvia

Caroline County officials fear bill in House of Delegates will affect county’s broadband authority

FTTH Council and Coalition for Local Internet Choice (CLIC) Praise Gov. McAuliffe’s Promise to Veto Bad Broadband Bill

Netflix, Inc. (NFLX), Alphabet Inc (GOOGL) Google Fight Against Broadband Restrictions In Virginia

Virginia Governor Threatens to Veto Muni Broadband Bill

McAuliffe Promises to Veto Broadband Bill

Google and Netflix join fight against municipal broadband restrictions

HB 2108 Up For Committee Hearing Jan. 26th in VA House

Local Officials Speak Out Against HB 2108 At State Cap

Editorial: Our broadband speeds are slower than Latvia

Google, Ting, Netflix Dare To Suggest That Maybe Giant, Anti-Competitive ISPs Shouldn’t Be Writing State Telecom Laws

Muni Broadband Hits New Speed Bumps

Norfolk, Virginia Beach approve resolutions in opposition of bill that would limit broadband speeds, development

AP Reprint: McAuliffe promises to veto broadband bill

More Virginia Communities Oppose Byron’s Bad Broadband Bill

AP Reprint: McAuliffe promises to veto broadband bill

McAuliffe says will veto broadband networks restrictions bill

General Assembly briefs

Sponsor of broadband legislation says law would expand, not limit, internet

New Protectionist Virginia Law Would Keep Residents From Better Broadband

Google, Netflix, Gov. Terry McAuliffe oppose Del. Kathy Byron’s broadband bill

Broadband legislation draws criticism

Experts Oppose Byron’s HB 2108 In VA

New Protectionist Virginia Law Would Keep Residents From Better Broadband

Bill could halt local broadband initiative

Salem council opposes broadband-limiting bill

Community Broadband Media Roundup – January 23

Byron’s Conflicts In VA: How Deep Do They Go?

Moving Forward, Remember Past Local Government Resolutions

Press Kit On VA Bill: Information At Your Fingertips

State Bills To Block Munis Start In MO, VA

Local, National Media Eyes On HB 2108 In VA Legislature

Byron bill could negatively affect effort to expand internet access locally

Del. Kathy Byron’s broadband bill ‘too restrictive,’ state official says

Supervisors oppose broadband bill

Virginia Beach, Norfolk, Chesapeake concerned about broadband internet bill in the General Assembly

Virginia Being Scammed With Industry-Ghostwritten Broadband Ban Bill

Byron broadband bill broadly criticized in Richmond

Republished: Byron broadband bill broadly criticized in Richmond

Broadband legislation stirs opposition in Richmond

Proposed legislation could halt local broadband efforts

Franklin County supervisors oppose Byron broadband bill

Roanoke council condemns Del. Kathy Byron’s broadband bill

Muni Broadband Bill Introduced in Virginia

Letter: Just say ‘no’ to proposed Broadband Deployment Act

Today’s channel rundown – 17 January 2017

Local leaders fear proposed bill could derail Roanoke valley municipal broadband

Editorial: The most anti-growth bill in Richmond

Trains Built Roanoke. Science Saved It.

Roanoke, Virginia, group fears lawmaker’s proposal could hinder muni broadband

Yet More Limits on Local Government: Proposed Legislation By the Virginia Cable Industry

Virginia “Broadband Deployment Act” would kill municipal broadband deployment

Virginia bill would effectively ban city-run broadband

Gig Regulation Tops Supervisors’ Legislative Agenda

Virginia bill would effectively ban city-run broadband

Proposed legislation could halt local broadband efforts

Incumbents seek to limit Va. broadband competition

More War on Local Government: Update to Proposed Legislation by the Virginia Cable Industry

Virginia Looks to Block User Access to Better Broadband

Municipal Broadband Ban Shows Up In Virginia