In the News: Christopher Mitchell
January 11th, 2019
Media Outlet: Pew Charitable Trusts
Some state laws actually make it harder for rural communities to gain quality Internet access, despite the availability of federal funding for broadband. Christopher Mitchell, director of ILSR’s Broadband initiative, details the role electrical cooperatives can play to provide high speed Internet even with restrictive state laws in place.
Here is an excerpt:
“Electric cooperatives are simply the single greatest hope for most of rural America to have really good internet access.”