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ADVANCING PUBLIC BROADBAND IN THE UNITED STATES

OWN YOUR COMMUNITY'S FUTURE

AAPB proudly represents the community-owned broadband networks and co-ops that are fueling the nation's economic future through reliable high-speed internet access. With more than 650 networks across 33 states, public––or municipal––broadband is answering America's call.

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Young Farmer

LOCAL CONTROL AND CHOICE

PUBLIC BROADBAND DRIVES COMPETITION

For unserved and underserved communities, public broadband drives market competition and brings fast, affordable, and reliable connectivity to families and businesses. AAPB members invest where private companies can't––or are unwilling to do so.

 

AAPB members are securing their communities' future. You can, too!

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Public Broadband by the Numbers

650+

NETWORKS

~$100B

ECONOMIC IMPACT

33

STATES

50+

PIPELINE

PUBLIC-PRIVATE

In a public-private ownership model, a public entity or co-op...

PUBLIC

In a public-public model, a public entity or co-op designs...

OPEN ACCESS

In a publicly-owned Open Access model, a public entity or co-op...

CLOSED ACCESS

In a publicly-owned Closed Access model, a public entity or co-op...

Successful Models

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