Rise Broadband: $16.9 Million for Rural Development in Five States

By Stephen Kota / March 17, 2016
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The Federal Communication Commission (FCC) announced that, out of the 181 companies that submitted 575 bids for its Rural Broadband Experiment, mobile broadband provider Rise Broadband won a coveted $16.9 million contract to develop high-speed networks in rural Illinois, Iowa, Nebraska, Kansas, and Texas. With the establishment of the Rural Broadband Experiment in 2014, the…

Snap, the Job’s a Game: Snapchat Demonstrates Promising Potential for Marketers

By Stephen Kota / March 16, 2016

After three years of operating without a revenue stream, mobile app Snapchat is making a powerful play for advertisers’ attention. In late June, Snapchat launched an official website dedicating to informing and attracting future advertisers. Less than a week later, the company’s CEO Evan Speigel pushed Snapchat’s advertising potential to a group of 6,000 advertising…

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