If Go Long Wireless has its way, 60%-70% of Baltimore’s residents soon may have another option for video, data and voice service to the home.

The company plans to perform a limited demonstration of its technology from atop the World Trade Center in downtown Baltimore in late March. Based on “line of sight”, the signal would reach roughly 60%-70% of Baltimore residences once all planned transmission points are implemented. [click to continue…]

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Baltimore Broadband:
An Update from Baltimore’s Google Czar

February 10, 2011 Baltimore
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One of these days, Google will announce where it plans to deploy Google Fiber. Presumably one or two or three communities will be selected for a major deployment. And some 1,100+ won’t. Before Google’s big announcement, you should know that, win or lose, Baltimore’s broadband future is brighter than most.

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Baltimore Broadband: Unsung Heroes

February 7, 2011 Baltimore

Dave Troy and I have been well recognized for our efforts related to Google Fiber and Baltimore Broadband in general. Here are many of the unsung heroes:

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Fiber Symposium

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On April 22nd, about a month after Baltimore submitted its response to Google’s Fiber for Communities request for information, Sam Zappas, Dave Troy, P.J. Glennon and I met for an outdoor lunch in Fells Point to discuss next steps.

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Plan B

February 3, 2011 Baltimore
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On March 26, 2010, Dave Troy and I were with the Mayor as she pressed “Send” on Baltimore’s Google Fiber application that we, City staff, and multiple volunteers had worked on so hard over the prior month.

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Google Czar

February 1, 2011 Baltimore
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On March 11, 2010, Baltimore Mayor Rawlings-Blake officially named me Baltimore’s “Google Czar” to help complete the city’s official response to Google’s Fiber for Communities Request for Information.

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Hello world!

February 1, 2011 Uncategorized

Just setting things up here, folks.

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