In case you hadn’t noticed, PURA changed the application form. Find it here. Deadline is February 28, 2023. If you didn’t get your reports and receipts in by Wednesday, February 8, you may not qualify for another grant. Deadline to file online is 4pm–not midnight, not 5pm.

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Do the Fundamental Things Apply?

Part Two: What the Third-Party Community Access Providers Say Following up on Part One, we recap the interrogatory of interest: PURA-43 Describe the fundamental purposes of community access of the CAP, including but not limited to, the following: It’s like a writing prompt or essay question, right? The difference between how the cable companies answer […]

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2020 Fish Frenzy

Are We Done Yet? When the last application was filed, we found 37 PEG applications (motions) for a total of $4,145,213.65 64 Educational Technology applications for a total of $7,577,141.15 Making a total of 101 applications asking for $11,722,627.80 and only $7,000,000 available.  Find more details here on this Google spreadsheet, based on information posted […]

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2020 Fish Frenzy Update

As of 5pm today, PEGPETIA applications submitted last Friday (the deadline) were posted. # applications 36 PEG $  4,081,135.47 35.79% 60 Ed  $ 7,320,841.76 64.21% 96 total  $11,401,977.23 There are applications from the state Commission on Educational Technology, the State Library, and the CT Educational Network. There’s a second application from the Town of Groton […]

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2020 Fish Frenzy: A Quick Preview

By the afternoon of January 30, the PURA website stopped showing new applications for Docket # 19-11-01 “Public Educational and Governmental Programming and Educational Technology Investment Account Program Pursuant to Public Act 07-253. ” The program was supposed to be open to applications until the end of January 31, but the total dollar amount of […]

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Why did Comcast cave?

[continued from How Community Voice Channel Got High Definition] The Buske Group keeps track of PEG channels that have HD channels from various cable providers.  Their latest list from last November includes PEGs in Comcast territory, many with smaller populations than Comcast Vernon’s area, most with a much higher population density (because: Buildout… right?). Comcast […]

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