Should the government go easy on the telecom sector?

The imbroglio over adjusted gross revenues has shaken the once-booming sector’s foundations Following years of breathtaking subscriber growth, tele-density is showing signs of strain. Some telecom players are facing an existential crisis due to brutal competition and the government demanding unpaid dues. At the same time, investors of different hues […]

County broadband authority seeking $3.8M to bring fiber internet to 2,300 homes and businesses | Local Government

The 2021 Albemarle project proposal, which would provide fiber to homes and businesses in 11 parts of the county, will cost approximately $5.7 million. CenturyLink is contributing nearly $1.4 million and the Albemarle County Broadband Authority is contributing $640,000. The 11 sections include Boonesville, Gilbert Station Road, Jones Mill Road, […]