In the News: Christopher Mitchell February 12th, 2018 Media Outlet: The Patriot Ledger Quincy, Massachusetts is looking toward the neighboring community of Braintree and their municipal broadband network. In Erin Tiernan’s story on local connectivity in Quincy, she reached out to our … Read More
With the abdication of local economic revitalization at the federal level (and at some state levels), national media outlets are increasingly looking to local solutions. It didn’t take Alternet freelance reporter Valerie Vande Panne to find the Institute for Local Self-Reliance and our experts.
For her story Vande Panne discussed these issues with Christopher Mitchell, Community Broadband Networks initiative director, and Olivia LaVecchia, Community-Scaled Economy research associate.… Read More
Updated Community Networks Map now includes over 750 communities. The Institute for Local Self-Reliance’s map details the communities that are making investments in better connectivity providing the opportunity for other communities to build their own Internet infrastructure.… Read More
There’s so much writing about Amazon these days that it’s hard to know what to read. We recommend this piece from The Atlantic, which offers a nuanced look at what happens to communities when Amazon arrives, citing ILSR’s analysis.
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In the News: Christopher Mitchell January 22nd, 2018 Media Outlet: Associated Press Cities and states across the country are angry at the Federal Communications Commission’s plan to repeal net neutrality protections guaranteeing Americans access to an Internet unthrottled by giant Internet companies. … Read More
In the News: Christopher Mitchell January 15th, 2018 Media Outlet: Alternet Cities and states across the country are angry at the Federal Communications Commission’s plan to repeal net neutrality protections guaranteeing Americans access to an Internet unthrottled by giant Internet companies. This decision comes … Read More
In the News: Christopher Mitchell January 12th, 2018 Media Outlet: Telecompetitor Recently, Harvard’s Berkman Klein Center for Internet & Society released a study detailing the pricing in municipal broadband networks versus large-scale Internet service providers. Joan Engebretson of Telecompetitor took up … Read More
In the News: Stacy Mitchell January 12th, 2018 Media Outlet: The New York Times As the power of Amazon grows, so grows the power of the worlds richest person (or second richest person depending the stock surges), Amazon Founder and CEO Jeff … Read More