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Monthly Archives: March 2018

Industry News – 3-23-18

Governor Tom Wolf led off the week with a major announcement regarding broadband deployment in rural Pennsylvania. The press event announced the formulation of the Pennsylvania Office of Broadband Initiatives, the Broadband Investment Incentive Program, and a longer-term effort to reach rural PA with broadband which will require assistance from the private sector, the FCC […]


Industry News – 3-16-18

Earlier this week, President Trump put the kibosh to the pending Broadcom-Qualcomm transaction, noting that there was “credible evidence” that the union may provide an environment that would “impair the national security of the United States.” On Wednesday, Broadcom complied with the Presidential directive, and said that it had withdrawn its $117 billion offer to […]


Industry News 3-9-18

A Monday news release from Laurel Highland Total Communications (LHTC) officially announced the company’s acquisition of LTC Communications. LHTC President and CEO Jim Kail offered that “With the completion of our acquisition of LTC, we are excited to continue to provide the superior customer experiences that were established by the LTC team. We have the […]


Legislature – 3-2-18

On Monday Representatives Pam Snyder (D-Greene) and Kristin Phillips-Hill (R-York), and 40 of their House colleagues penned FCC Chairman Ajit Pai and asked that the Commission finalize rules allowing three white space channels be made available for broadband service.