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June 2nd, 2023

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Is Rural Electrification the Model for Rural Broadband?

By Conexon | May 18, 2021

As a nation, we can and should build fiber to every rural home, farm and business. A New Covenant.   It has become fashionable of late to reference the rural…

Sunk Costs: A Cautionary Tale

By Conexon | April 5, 2021

How the FCC wasted $45 billion on rural “broadband” and what the current FCC/Congress/Administration should have learned.   Sunk costs, as an economics concept, is easy to understand. It’s an…

A New Section 254: A “Connect All Americans” Proposal

By Conexon | March 3, 2021

When I was less gray, I worked on Capitol Hill as Minority Staff Director of the Senate Commerce Committee. At that time, we drafted legislation to bring competition to various…