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Community Broadband Bits 11 – Steve Reneker of Riverside California

| Written by Christopher | No Comments | Updated on Sep 4, 2012 The content that follows was originally published on the Institute for Local Self-Reliance website at

In our 11th episode of the Community Broadband Bits podcast, we interview Steve Reneker — the Chief Innovation Officer & Executive Director of SmartRiverside — of Riverside, California.

We discuss why Riverside built its own wired and wireless networks and how it is using them to improve the efficiency of local government operations and increase digital inclusion. Riverside has received numerous awards for the local government and the nonprofit SmartRiverside program.

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