Tag: broadband

This Week in the Missouri PSC: October 25, 2017

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – Perhaps the best way to sum up the latest agenda meeting of the Missouri Public Service Commission is to define the word “quantifiable.” During Wednesday’s weekly agenda meeting, the commission dealt with three case discussions concerning special contemporary issues for KCP&L G-MO, KCP&L, and Empire in […]

PSC rule changes seek to add broadband to USF offering, but jurisdiction questioned by providers

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – In this day and age, access has become everything. Broadband has gone from being a luxury to a necessity in both our economy and social lives. There’s been a push at the federal level for years to expand broadband, as well as a statewide effort. In […]

As net neutrality debate continues, Blunt pushes for rural expansion of broadband

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – The efforts to progress the expansion of high-speed internet to rural areas continues to be a topic of discussion in Missouri while the nation’s lawmakers continue debating net neutrality regulations. The issue of broadband expansion has been one that has been increasingly discussed more and more […]

Addressing The Digital Divide: An American Issue

By Shamed Dogan – State Representative, District 98 There are few issues today that haven’t become deeply politicized. Everything from healthcare, education, public safety, and defense are “hot button” topics that solicit fervent ideological emotions and reactions from Americans when brought up today. While these are all important issues that […]

Greitens announces plan to bring high speed internet to all Missouri Schools

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – Gov. Eric Greitens announced Monday afternoon that he would be putting $45 million to establish rural broadband internet access in the state of Missouri. Rural broadband is frequently cited by agricultural and rural communities as a primary need for the state to advance and match urban […]