CLBR #257: David Sandel and the State of the Gigabit Nation

  David Sandel and the State of the Gigabit Nation DAVID SANDEL returns to discuss the State of the Gigabit Nation. In the beginning (well actually 2010), there was Chattanooga: [U]pgrading the broadband network in Chattanooga, Tenn., to world-leading gigabit speeds has transformed the community from a “slowing declining and deflating urban balloon” to the…

FCC Approves Net Neutrality and Preempts State Muni-Broadband Restrictions

FCC’s Historic Day: Net Neutrality and Muni-Broadband Protection As expected, on February 26, 2015 the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) voted 3-2 in favor of adopting net neutrality rules under its Title II authority. For a detailed background on the issue check out our prior post Net Neutrality Timeline: How We Got Here and my discussion of the…

Hizzoner 2.0: Mayor Garcetti Pushes for Gigabit Broadband, Cyber Security as Part of Tech Focused Administration

HIZZONER 2.0: Mayor Garcetti Is Using Technology to Redefine His Office and the City  After only three months in office, Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti is busy redefining what it means to be a big city Mayor in the 21st century and technology is at the center of this effort with major initiatives in cyber…

Today on CLBR: Silicon Prairies and Silicon Valley’s Role in Net Censorship

Segment 1:  David Sandel and the Gigabit City Challenge Segment 2: Sarah McKune on Planet Blue Coat, Internet Censorship and Dual Purpose Technology David Sandel President – Sandel & Associates Founder Gigabit City Summit  David is an accomplished Gigabit City executive focused on leadership, planning and the successful execution of Gigabit Community or Smart City…