Internet

Bennet asks FCC for details about rural broadband work

The Federal Communications Commission has been slow to provide details to Sen. Michael Bennet about how CenturyLink is spending millions of dollars on publicly funded rural internet improvements....

DATE: Nov. 21, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

CenturyLink describes efforts to improve regional internet

Efforts to improve rural internet service across the region are underway, but not all residents are experiencing better service. CenturyLink received $159 million in federal funding to improve...

DATE: Sept. 11, 2017 | CATEGORY: Business

New broadband company seeks to connect Montezuma County

While Montezuma County’s governments and numerous private companies look for a solution to the county’s broadband problem, two Dolores residents hope to make their mark on the local internet scene....

DATE: Sept. 8, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Connect 4 goes back to the drawing board on broadband

The Connect 4 Broadband Initiative has a new strategy to move forward with a countywide internet project that has been stalled since early 2016. For more than a year, representatives from the...

DATE: Aug. 18, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Internet speed test could help case for better infrastructure

Some rural internet customers in Southwest Colorado may pay for internet speeds that they don’t experience. To help advocate for funding to pay for improved rural broadband internet infrastructure...

DATE: Aug. 15, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

County commissioner records now online

The public documents generated by the Montezuma County commission are now available electronically online. To save storage space, and provide convenience to the public, records can be accessed by...

DATE: June 14, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Home businesses, internet demand increase in Montezuma, survey says

Early results from an unscientific survey by the Connect 4 Broadband Initiative indicate more Montezuma residents are working from home and there’s a greater demand for fast internet. The survey,...

DATE: April 21, 2017 | CATEGORY: Business

Montezuma County moves forward with broadband partnership

Montezuma County’s Connect 4 Broadband Initiative has chosen two private partners for its plan to bring more reliable internet to the county. The group sent out a request for proposal in early...

DATE: March 15, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Emergency centers file complaint after 911 outages

Emergency communications centers from across the state have filed an official complaint after 911 outages in June and July. It was filed with the Colorado Public Utilities Commission by 12 mostly...

DATE: March 6, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Election shows internet a priority in Montezuma County

Montezuma County voters overall agreed in the Nov. 8 election that local control of improved internet services is a priority. The county opted out of a restrictive state telecommunication law by a...

DATE: March 6, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Bill to speed rural broadband dies in Colorado Senate

DENVER – The second attempt to remedy the issue of broadband access in rural Colorado died Wednesday in a Senate committee.Senate Bill 81, which would have changed definitions in previous...

DATE: Feb. 23, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Cortez awards bid for new businesses’ fiber services

On Tuesday the Cortez City Council awarded a bid to the Durango company DAK Drilling and Well Service for a fiber construction project set to begin this year. The project will install two miles of...

DATE: Feb. 16, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News