Gigabit Nation: Broadband talk radio

Two weeks ago I decided to pull the trigger. There are lots of communities planning to build, looking for money to build, or already building broadband networks. These folks often have more questions than answers. So why not bring people who have experience in the trenches directly to those in need of answers?

That’s when Gigabit Nation, Broadband talk radio™ was born (www.blogtalkradio.com/gigabitnation).

Gigabit Nation’s mission is threefold: 1) inform listeners how to get meaningful broadband into communities everywhere, 2) help communities increase broadband adoption and 3) provide a vehicle for people to work together – and with organizations – to get broadband done.

We’re bringing community and industry stakeholders on the twice-weekly (2:00 EST) show to share their stories. People from the public, private and nonprofit sectors who have helped make broadband possible, or are working on new broadband projects.  But why stop at talk radio?

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Gigabit Nation Guest Schedule

August 2011

These communities and organizations will be represented on Gigabit Nation Broadband Talk Radio this month. If you subscribe to my RSS feed, you’ll receive regular updates as guests are added to the schedule.

[As of July 25]

July 27 Chattanooga, TN Public utility-owned gigabit network
August 1 Franklin County, VA PPP for wireless countywide network
August 3 Santa Monica, CA Municipal-owned citywide gigabit network
August 8 Howard County, MD Part of 8-county broadband stimulus grant
August 15 Hiawatha Broadband Regional private ISP forming PPPs
August 22 Powell, WY Muni citywide fiber network in PPP
August 29 OpenCape Cape Cod, MA broadband stimulus winner
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