In the News: Christopher Mitchell
August 31, 2020
Media Outlet: The Wall Street Journal
Months after work and school went remote for millions of Americans, some communities are still waiting to get online. In the Wall Street Journal, members of a rural community in West Virginia discuss the daily toll in their life that this struggle to receive home Internet takes. ILSR’s Christopher Mitchell also explains the failures of US broadband policy that has kept communities from getting connected.
We see states that are still making policy based on what the cable and telephone companies, the big cable and telephone companies, tell them. But we electrified the country by recognizing that those business models do not work for all of America.
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