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School and Library Broadband Funding Bill Advances

School and Library Broadband Funding Bill Advances

It has been a long project, taking almost the entire legislative session, but we are close to the finish line on new funding for broadband internet at Maine’s schools and libraries. Here’s great coverage by Alan Bennett of the Journal Tribune. Thanks to all who have supported this project along the way. Compromise is a … Read more about School and Library Broadband Funding Bill AdvancesRead more

7-11: The Provider of Last Resort?

7-11: The Provider of Last Resort?

If you go to the fridge at midnight and you’re out of milk, maybe 7-11 is the Provider of Last Resort, since they’re always open. A similar concept exists in telephone service, except it’s not optional – it’s regulated and required. POLR (which rhymes with ‘solar’) regulation stipulates that the phone company provide a dial tone … Read more about 7-11: The Provider of Last Resort?Read more