James F. Booth

For more than 25 years, James Booth has provided consulting and legal services to telecommunications carriers and to enterprise companies that manage their own telecommunications networks. Since June of 2009 he has also served as General Counsel of Spread Networks, LLC, which is the industry leader in the construction and operation of low latency high speed networks. Before joining Spread he was General Counsel for OnFiber Communications, a competitive telecommunications provider, and was the sole attorney for Qwest Communications International in support of its construction of an 18,800 mile fiber optic network spanning the United States. Earlier he was lead counsel for U S WEST in its wireless and cable television ventures in the United States, Europe and Hong Kong.

Thursday, January 28, 2016

Soon you might finally have a choice where your internet comes from

If you live in the United States, then you're familiar with the dismal state of internet service. Chances are that if you can even get broadband where you live, then you have no choice who you pay for service, you pay a lot, and your bill is only going to go up.
That could be about to change.
On Wednesday, the tech world learned about Starry, a company that aims to bring ultrafast internet service wirelessly in cities.