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Indian prime minister gets warm reception at Facebook 'town hall' hosted by Zuckerberg

...entrepreneurs would applaud. He said he's working to reduce government regulation of business and crisscross the country with fiber optic networks.But he also scored a human note, becoming emotional while describing his impoverished childhood and his...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-09-27/indian-prime-minister-gets
States extend tax breaks to data centers

...against natural disasters. And the tunnels bored into a Kansas City hillside had access to abundant electricity and fiber-optic cables.But the mine lacked something important: tax breaks. Without them, several companies chose to locate their...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-10-03/states-extend-tax-breaks-d
Augusta commissioners leaning toward not including groups in SPLOST

...President Helene Carter replaced Paine's formal request with a new $2.4 million one to replace storm sewers and fiber optic lines, improve sidewalks and expand an emergency alert system and Internet access on Paine's West Campus."We have...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-07-28/augusta-commissioners-le
You still use a landline? FCC voting on new phone rules

...copper network behind landline phones, a communications mainstay for more than a century, is going away, as cable and fiber-optics lines come along with faster Internet speeds.But the alternatives have drawbacks, including an inability to withstand...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-08-06/you-still-use-landline-fcc
State agency will fine for illegal digging

...Industry Association.Still, he said accidents happen. For instance, one landscaper was fined after breaking a fiber-optic cable because the general contractor needed rush digging before a concrete pour. The landscaper had gotten the utilities...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-05-05/state-agency-will-fine-illeg
A 'Net loss

...stodgy ones like Comcast and AT&T, which deliver Internet content through their boring network of copper wires and fiber optic lines.The Obama-FCC plan suggests a lack of ISP competition as a call for action, yet the new rules do nothing to...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2015-02-27/net-loss
Tangled in the 'Net

...which deliver Web content to Americans through vast but uninteresting networks of copper wires, coaxial cable and fiber optic lines.Some people believe government intervention is needed because the unhipsters are bullying the cool kids by asking...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2015-02-15/tangled-net
Augusta upgrades traffic signal technology on Walton Way

...for the Walton Way project tonight at Trinity on the Hill United Methodist Church.The signal upgrade also involves fiber optic cable installation and putting the signals on poles that extend horizontally over the roadway.Cassell said Washington...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-01-21/augusta-upgrades-traffic-sign
Tech industry pushes for cybersecurity, tax breaks

...the association's president.Georgia is already a leading state for data centers because of the exemption, ample fiber-optic networks, low-cost electricity and relative immunity from natural disasters. But Virginia and other states are...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-01-21/tech-industry-pushes-cyb
Net losses?

...meddling with the First Amendment on public airwaves. We don't need bureaucrats intruding in the copper wires and fiber optic lines connecting our homes to the rest of the world.Heavy regulation seldom benefits the marketplace, yet that's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2014-07-20/net-losses