internet http://wyomingpublicmedia.org en Improving Rural Technology Takes Another Step Forward http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/improving-rural-technology-takes-another-step-forward <p>An effort to enhance Wyoming’s broadband effort and bring higher speed internet access to the state is moving forward.&nbsp; The Governor’s office announced that Advanced Communications Technology and CenturyLink have been awarded contacts to build out what is being called the Unified Network.&nbsp; &nbsp;&nbsp;</p><p>Mead said he’s excited about the opportunities it will open up for Wyoming.</p> Tue, 06 May 2014 00:18:06 +0000 Bob Beck 57862 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Improving Rural Technology Takes Another Step Forward Internet Services To Expand To Rural Areas http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/internet-services-expand-rural-areas <p>Several remote communities in the state will be able to receive better internet service in the near future.&nbsp;&nbsp;Visionary Communications&nbsp;has&nbsp;announced&nbsp;a&nbsp;plan to expand its fiber optic line to connect the towns of Chugwater, Guernsey, Pinedale and Torrington to the rest of the state.&nbsp;</p> Tue, 15 Apr 2014 20:44:35 +0000 Melodie Edwards 56875 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Internet Services To Expand To Rural Areas New effort is underway to collect on-line sales tax http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/new-effort-underway-collect-line-sales-tax <p>Senator Mike Enzi is part of an effort to allow states to collect sales taxes from out of state&nbsp;on-line merchants.&nbsp; The Wyoming Administrator of the Excise Tax Division Dan Noble says the state supports this.&nbsp; Noble says some companies voluntarily collect the tax, but many do not.</p><p>“But there are a lot of vendors that do not have a physical presence in the state that are not collecting our tax and I think one of the biggest ones is Amazon.”</p><p>He says changing that would put Wyoming merchants on a level playing field with&nbsp;out of state businesses.&nbsp;</p> Thu, 28 Mar 2013 00:25:32 +0000 Bob Beck 38593 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org New effort is underway to collect on-line sales tax Mead calls broadband access the new 'railroad', hopes will spur growth and connectivity http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/mead-calls-broadband-access-new-railroad-hopes-will-spur-growth-and-connectivity <div style="margin:0;"><font face="Calibri,sans-serif" size="2"><span style="font-size:11pt;"><font size="3"><span style="font-size:13pt;">Governor Matt Mead says the future is bright for technology in Wyoming. Tue, 23 Oct 2012 23:21:23 +0000 Rebecca Martinez 31807 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Mead calls broadband access the new 'railroad', hopes will spur growth and connectivity