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MAG-Net Hosts Community Networks Discussion With Christopher

| Written by Lisa Gonzalez | No Comments | Updated on Apr 29, 2014 The content that follows was originally published on the Institute for Local Self-Reliance website at https://ilsr.org/mag-net-hosts-community-networks-discussion-with-christopher/

The Media Action Grassroots Network (MAG-Net) recently hosted a Community Cohort Call titled Tech In The City: A Conversation About Community Broadband Access. Chris Mitchell, Andrea Figueroa Martinez, John St. Julien from Lafayette, and other community broadband advocates discuss the current state of U.S. broadband infrastructure.

Chris offers perspective on monopolistic behavior from current mega providers and how they find ways to limit our options. What can we do to counteract the powerful cable and telecommunications lobbies to preserve an open and free Internet? How can we guarantee affordable access? This panel discussion looks at long-term strategies and actions we can take now.