ILSR’s Christopher Mitchell Talks Mapping Broadband on Marketplace Radio

Date: 4 Nov 2019 | posted in: Media Coverage | 0 Facebooktwitterredditmail

In the News: Christopher Mitchell

Date: Oct, 23, 2019

Media Outlet: Marketplace

Director of ILSR’s Community Broadband Networks Initiative Christopher Mitchell spoke to Marketplace to discuss Georgia’s efforts to develop broadband coverage maps in a push to increase rural broadband access. He highlights why the maps need to show more than whether or not broadband access is available to an address in order to get an accurate representation of broadband availability. 

Here’s an excerpt:

“We need pricing data. We also need reliability data,” Mitchell said. “That reliability component is very important, but that’s not showing up in any maps right now, really.”


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