Christopher Mitchell Analyzes Community Network Opportunities in Colorado

Date: 25 Oct 2011 | posted in: information, Media Coverage, MuniNetworks | 0 Facebooktwittergoogle_plusredditpinterestmail

10/25/2011 – Christopher Mitchell sheds light on community networks and lobbying in Colorado in the Huffington Post.

Longmont, Colorado has become ground zero for the battle over the future of access to the Internet. Because big cable and telephone companies have stopped us from having a real choice in Internet Service Providers and failed to invest in adequate networks, a number of communities have built their own networks.

Read the full article here, where Mitchell describes Longmont, Colorado’s challenges and the intense lobbying efforts by Comcast to sway public opinion and influence local self-reliance over technology.