Wyoming

 

Teton County gets fiber optic cables (Wyoming Public Media) June 4, 2013

Silver Star Communications has used federal stimulus money to add 120 miles of new fiber optic cable, which is benefiting businesses in Teton County.

Broadband study coming in Carbon County, WY (Coalition for the New Economy) May 29, 2013

According to the Rawlins Times, Carbon County, Wy. commissioners voted last week to go ahead with a study to determine the county’s broadband needs and to determine whether the county needs to add additional lines.

Commissioners to discuss broadband project (Rawlins Times) May 18, 2013

A public hearing for a joint study on potential broadband/fiber-optic opportunities in Carbon County is slated for the Carbon County Commission meeting on Tuesday.

More of Wyoming has access to high-speed internet (Billings Gazette) April 7, 2013

The Governor’s Office says more of Wyoming has gained access to high-speed Internet over the last two years.

The most recent map from the National Telecommunications and Information Administration and Federal Communications Commission shows high-speed access for Wyoming residents increased from 54 percent to 85 percent between 2010 and 2011.

Governor behind drive to improve connectivity and to support technology companies statewide (County 10) April 6, 2013

A significant expansion of high-speed internet has occurred across Wyoming over the last two years according to Governor Matt Mead who continues to push for more expansion of broadband in the state. In a news release this week, the Governor’s office said that Mead wants to support existing technology companies and to attract new ones.

Municipal broadband study begins (Local News 8) January 16, 2013

Parts of the Upper Valley are taking a big step toward getting more connected. The city of Rexburg held its first public meeting at City Hall to talk about municipal broadband.

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Mead pushes broadband as way to grow economy (Wyoming Tribune Eagle Online) October 24, 2012

About 80 percent of all Wyoming homes have access to broadband services through telecommunications, cable or wireless providers.

Governor talks technology, broadband (KGWN) October 23, 2012

Governor Matt Mead addressed attendees of the first Wyoming Broadband Summit today. Over 200 people attended the event in Cheyenne, which the Governor, U.S. Rep. Cynthia Lummis, the Wyoming Business Council and LINK Wyoming co-sponsored.

Wyoming studies ways to increase broadband access (Wyoming Tribune Eagle Online) October 18, 2012

It wasn’t that long ago that broadband Internet access was considered a luxury. But for many it’s now considered a necessity.

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