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[News] New Municipal Broadband Networks Skyrocket in Post-Pandemic America As Alternative To Private Monopoly Model



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The following article was published by Community Networks


As the new year begins, the Institute for Local Self-Reliance (ILSR) announced today its latest tally of municipal broadband networks which shows a dramatic surge in the number of communities building publicly-owned, locally controlled high-speed Internet infrastructure over the last three years.


Since January 1, 2021, at least 47 new municipal networks have come online with dozens of other projects still in the planning or pre-construction phase, which includes the possibility of building 40 new municipal networks in California alone.


The full article is available here.

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