Category Archives: Tennessee

Muni Broadband is Still a Net Money Loser, says Reason

A shift to more interventionist government has led …several states, mindful of the checkered financial history of such efforts, and fearing the fiscal liability they pose, have been drafting legislation to rein in these projects which, when they fail, leave … Continue reading

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Chattanooga’s Smart Grid: The Real Cost to Taxpayers » Coalition for the New Economy

In Chattanooga’s Smart Grid: The Real Cost to Taxpayers  the Coalition for the New Economy estimates that the area’s smart grid system will cost taxpayers $173.3 million more than originally estimated.

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Chattanooga named as White House partner in new broadband program | timesfreepress.com

Chattanooga named as White House partner in new broadband program | timesfreepress.com. As part of the new push, President Barrack Obama on Thursday will sign an executive order that will direct federal agencies better cooperate with private broadband providers in … Continue reading

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