Monthly Archives: October 2012

FEMA Balking at Montana Wildfire Aid

During a recent trip through Wyoming and Montana, I got a chance to hear first-hand about the damages caused by the wildfires that raged through large tracks of Montana this summer. Local telecom companies that serve the areas affected by … Continue reading

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Challenges and Opportunities

As I drove through Idaho’s Magic Valley this week, following an industry meeting in Montana, I couldn’t help but think about the amount of work (and money) that goes into serving America’s rural areas with advanced telecommunications services. I visited … Continue reading

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Hello and welcome. To previous visitors of this blog you’ll notice a slightly different approach. Instead of blogging about anything and everything, I’m going to focus on rural America and what companies–and regulatory agencies–are doing to ensure rural residents have … Continue reading

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