Why communities build their own WiFi: a short video explainer and a long white-paper

Christopher sez, "We just released a 90 second animated video that explains why communities build their own broadband networks, often in competition with big cable. For those who want all the details, we just released a massive 75 page white paper examining 3 community fiber networks in depth - Chattanooga, Tennessee; Lafayette, Louisiana; and Bristol, Virginia that is available here."

Community Broadband Networks (via Christopher!)


  1. Tifton is an example of how a city brought a high speed network to homes and businesses when it was neglected by the big telcos. Later it got killed off by cries of unfair competition by the right wing and the local newspaper. But without it their internet access would not have been improved so quickly. 

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