Slow internet stinks. It kills business growth, hinders education, impedes health care services, and generally just makes life a little less enjoyable. But what can you do? Aren’t we all just stuck with the service we’ve got?
On the next CommunityMatters® conference call, Christopher Mitchell of the Institute for Local Self-Reliance and Billy Ray of Glasgow Electric Power Board will join us to talk about Community Broadband Networks, publicly-owned providers of high-speed internet.
You’ll learn about the benefits of community broadband along with tips for getting started with a network in your city or town.
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Christopher Mitchell of the Institute for Local Self-Reliance and host of the Community Broadband Bits Podcast will share more about why our communities need broadband, and how community-owned networks can offer a viable service.
We'll also hear from Billy Ray of Glasgow Electric Plant Board in Glasgow, Kentucky. Billy will share how he helped spearhead efforts to create the first municipal broadband network in the country.