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

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Christopher Mitchell is the Director of the Community Broadband Networks 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.

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