New Telecom Regs Offer Benefits to Consumers, Tech Sector

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By Michael Price for Coalition for a Connected West The persistence of Colorado’s legislators is about to pay off, and Coloradans stand ready to benefit: Every year for the past four years, state legislators have attempted to reform Colorado’s outdated telecommunications regulations. And every year, those attempts failed—until now, that is. A package of telecommunications […]

The Digital Migration Marches On

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Recently, I joined the Silicon Flatirons Digital Broadband Migration event via a live-stream using wireless Internet access while sitting comfortably at Starbucks. Eighteen years ago, when Congress passed the Telecommunications Act of 1996, this now-everyday experience was unimaginable. Those who did have Internet access were most likely connecting at home through a dial-up modem (remember […]

Colorado’s Formula for Success in Tech

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Focused Lawmakers and Industry Leaders Coming Together to Discuss Smart Tech Policy Recent headlines about a certain malfunctioning government website may have given some people the idea that large-scale tech efforts are doomed to fail and that our government can’t help create tech success.  Instead, headlines about the tech industry across the country tell a […]

Study Shows Smart Communications Policy Critical for Investment and Innovation In Broadband Connectivity

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Column written on behalf of Coalition for a Connected West The Rocky Mountain region tops the list of one of the most picturesque attractions in the world and one of the most sought after destinations for year-round recreational activities including hiking, camping, skiing, and snowboarding. More recently, the region has become a premier hot spot […]

Denver Startup Week is over, what’s next?

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Innovation takes action. That’s a core takeaway from Denver Startup Week and the APEX Conference the prior week.  Both events were jam packed with amazing entrepreneurs who told inspiring stories of perseverance and anecdotes of how they made their ideas a reality.  Now people are wondering if the energy and excitement generated by DSW will […]

The Denver Post: Hackers wanted: Governments and others attract coders with hackathons

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Even amid heightened concerns about cybersecurity and online privacy, there is a growing embrace of hackers, the programmers that create software to make life a bit easier or more enjoyable. Tech companies have long associated the term “hackers” with the good and not the bad, recognizing that far more computer nerds want to solve problems […]