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[News] Colorado Repeal Of Community Broadband Ban A Turning Point Decades In The Making



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Colorado Proved Highly Resistant To Monopoly Meddling

The following article was published by Community Networks


Colorado state leaders have voted to eliminate long-criticized state barriers to municipal broadband networks. Community broadband advocates hope it will be a beacon for other states eager to bring more reliable and affordable high-speed Internet service to a market long dominated by monopoly providers.


The Colorado decision, made after years of citizen backlash to the counterproductive restrictions, is the latest inflection point in a retreat away from monopoly-backed state laws stifling creative efforts to bridge the digital divide.


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