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Burlington Telecom Fact Sheet

| Written by Christopher | 5 Comments | Updated on Jul 7, 2008 The content that follows was originally published on the Institute for Local Self-Reliance website at

This Fact sheet was originally published in 2008 but was updated in April 2010.

BT is a city department of Burlington, Vermont, which owns a fiber-to-the-home network and offers triple play services(phone, cable, internet).  BT’s services have produced millions in savings for the city and the community at large.

ILSR issued a report in 2011 that updates this fact sheet: Learning from Burlington Telecom: Some Lessons for Community Networks 

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About Christopher

Christopher Mitchell is the Director of the Community Broadband Netwroks Initiative with the Institute for Local Self-Reliance. He runs as part of ILSR’s effort to ensure broadband networks are directly accountable to the communities that depend upon them. More

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