ILSR Defends Local Authority to Build Broadband Networks

ILSR Defends Local Authority to Build Broadband Networks

Date: 15 Apr 2011 | posted in: information, MuniNetworks | 0 Facebooktwitterredditmail

ILSR has continued working to preserve local authority to build broadband networks in both North Carolina and South Carolina.  Massive companies like AT&T and Time Warner Cable are lobbying heavily to strip communities of deciding locally whether to build and own essential infrastructure — networks that these companies are often not willing to build.

We recently published an op-ed in North Carolina and have written about South Carolina as well.

Keep up with our ongoing coverage of these issues by following the North Carolina tag and South Carolina tag on MuniNetworks.org.

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