Loveland: Broadband Discussion Bogs Down

Staff hoped the City Council would choose a business model for the City’s broadband initiative Tuesday night, but the Council clearly wasn’t comfortable making that decision yet. The City’s Broadband Task Force recommended City Council direct staff to move forward developing a municipal retail – residential and business model like Longmont’s, while continuing to considerContinue reading “Loveland: Broadband Discussion Bogs Down”

Fort Collins: City Continues to Investigate Broadband Utility Options

Last year Fort Collins convinced voters to allow the City to pursue broadband options last fall by approving an exemption to SB-152. At a recent study session, staff provided an update on its research to provide some type of municipal broadband. The utility could be public, private or a public-private partnership. The staff isn’t readyContinue reading “Fort Collins: City Continues to Investigate Broadband Utility Options”

Larimer County: Broadband on the Ballot

The Larimer County Commissioners voted to add a question to the November ballot asking to exempt the County from SB-152 which prohibits local governments from involvement in broadband efforts. Estes Park, Loveland, Fort Collins, and Wellington voters approved similar measures. If passed, the measure would allow the County to support broadband efforts within its municipalitiesContinue reading “Larimer County: Broadband on the Ballot”