Burlington Progressives say keep Burlington Telecom local

News Release — Burlington City Progressive Steering Committee October 15, 2017 Contact: Kelly Mangan, [email protected], 802-324-6560 Don Schramm, [email protected], 802-399-2493 KBTL offers the longest term value for Burlington citizens Burlington, VT – The Burlington City Progressive Steering Committee has voted unanimously to support Keep BT Local’s bid to purchase Burlington Telecom. Members cited numerous reasons […]

Co-op survives next step in bidding process for Burlington Telecom

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The Burlington City Council chair says Keep BT Local could have a difficult time making debt repayments.

City attorney questions local bid for Burlington Telecom

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Keep BT Local supporters say that without the community oversight of a local cooperative, Burlington Telecom could be resold to a telecommunications giant.

Fourth BT bidder may return

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The mayor and the city council have agreed to try and work out a conflict of interest that led to a fourth Burlington Telecom bidder dropping out.

Burlington​ ​Business​ ​Association​ ​on​ ​Burlington​ ​Telecom​ bids

News Release — Burlington Business Association September 20, 2017 Contact: Kelly Devine Phone: 802-863-1175 www.bbavt.org Burlington, VT –This morning, Mayor Miro Weinberger and City Attorney Eileen Blackwood announced details of the three bids to buy Burlington Telecom. The offers come from 2 companies: Ting, which is owned by Tucows, Schurz Communications and a local cooperative bid from Keep […]

City reverses course, will make Burlington Telecom bids public

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City officials said they were motivated, in part, by residents calling for greater transparency in the sale process.