July 13, 2011

Blogging without broadband

Tonight's Town Board Agenda meeting was pretty useful, but one piece made me especially happy - if happy in kind of a frustrating way. I met another Dryden blogger, Claire Perez, of It's About the Story. She was there because...

Posted by simon at 10:57 PM

April 26, 2011

But the state thinks we have broadband!

Bad maps often explain bad decision-making, but maybe we can stop that early. Dryden Daily KAZ looks at New York State's rose-colored take on broadband availability. I seem to get about a quarter of what the state thinks Time-Warner provides...

Posted by simon at 8:00 AM

March 22, 2011

Town Board approves broadband tower special use permits

It took about two hours this morning to go through maps, questions, and other details about three towers that Clarity Connect has proposed building in Dryden, using a grant of $430,000 from New York State. One tower will be on...

Posted by simon at 2:43 PM

December 24, 2009

Broadband coming to area slowly

The Ithaca Journal has an article on hopes for a major step up in broadband delivery to the area. It notes that (Dryden resident) Chuck Bartosch, of Clarity Connect, has requested a stimulus grant for much larger-scale work than the...

Posted by simon at 9:56 AM

January 13, 2007

Rural Internet Access

Today's Ithaca Journal covers an issue that's a problem for much of Dryden: the challenge of rural Internet. Michael Ludgate, who lives near the Caroline-Dryden line, reports that: he does most photo and music work on a high-speed connection at...

Posted by simon at 10:33 AM