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[News] Involving local stakeholders is crucial for success with publicly owned networks

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The following article was published by Broadband Communities:

Engagement is key with any successful public broadband network hoping to get off the ground, according to Chris Walker, the senior executive director of Infrastructure Strategy Noa Net, a non-profit public broadband organization owned by public utilities that operates in the Pacific Northwest.

Walker joined the stage with panelists from a range of public and private backgrounds at a workshop titled “How to Build a Public Network,” moderated by Gigi Sohn, the executive director of the American Association for Public Broadband, at Broadband Communities Summit 2024 in Houston.

The full article is available here.



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