Category: Technology

Speaker David Ralston Attends Infrastructure Announcement

Georgia House Speaker David Ralston attended President Donald Trump’s announcement yesterday on his commitment to infrastructure improvements across America. As Charlie touches on in his column yesterday, Georgia is positioned to benefit from the President’s focus on state-centered infrastructure solutions. President Trump’s budget is a practice of federalism where states are responsible for creating their

AT&T Expands Internet Access In Rural Georgia

You may recall last year’s announcement by AT&T of rolling out fixed wireless in rural parts of Georgia. In less than a year, AT&T has deployed the service in 46 counties with the ability of serving 27,000 locations, according to AT&T. The wireless service guarantees at least 10 Mbps download and 1 Mbps upload speeds.

AT&T And Georgia Power Partner To Deliver Broadband Access Over Power Lines

AT&T announced today that they have selected Georgia to be its testbed for delivering gigabit broadband access over power lines (BPL). The technology could make great strides in reaching underserved areas that have limited or no broadband access, like rural areas. From the AJC article: AT&T said its Project AirGig could someday deliver “gigabit” speeds

Net Neutrality: Why I’m More Concerned About Google And Facebook Than My Internet Provider

If you read the news articles around social media, we are being driven to the dark ages with the FCC’s decision to roll back an Obama-era decision to classify broadband providers as common carriers.  The click-bait articles tend to make it sound like Internet Service Providers are rubbing their grubby little hands together to nickel-and-dime