Municipal Broadband

Community-Owned Fiber Networks: Value Leaders in America | Berkman Klein Center

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By one recent estimate, about 9.2 percent of Americans, or almost 30 million people, lack access to wired home broadband service, which the FCC defines as an Internet access connection providing speeds of at least 25 Mbps download and 3 Mbps upload. Even where home broadband is available, high prices inhibit adoption; in one national survey, 33 percent of non-subscribers […]

Municipal Broadband

City-owned Internet services offer cheaper and more transparent pricing | Ars Technica

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One of the questions we are investigating here at NeighborSQUAD is how we can provide training and support services to coordinate with Municipal Broadband. Municipal broadband networks generally offer cheaper entry-level prices than private Internet providers, and the city-run networks also make it easier for customers to find out the real price of service, a […]