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Idea from Andrew Sanders

Andrew Sanders

Title

Defying Obstacles, Municipal Fiber Optic Networks Make Inroads

Summary

While broadband internet is still steadily conquering the world, its reach still hasn't penetrated into some of the more rural areas of America. Some towns and cities have struck back by building their own fiber networks. These projects aren't without difficulty—at the extreme end, some states have actually passed lobbyist-sponsored bills banning municipal fiber networks— but several towns and cities are starting to get it done.

Author

Andrew Sanders

Links

  • http://americancityandcounty.com/smart-cities/fiber-pioneers
  • http://www.thisweeknews.com/content/stories/grovecity/news/2016/08/23/several-public-entities-would-use-proposed-fiber-optics-network.html