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Video Shows Community Networks Far Superior to Cable, DSL in North Carolina

| Written by Christopher | No Comments | Updated on Mar 21, 2011 The content that follows was originally published on the Institute for Local Self-Reliance website at

ILSR produced a video to highlight the impressive dominance of publicly-owned networks in North Carolina.

The state has two community fiber networks, Wilson’s Greenlight and Salisbury’s Fibrant. Together, these networks are the most advanced broadband networks in the state, offering residents and businesses globally competitive packages.

Using data from a report we released in late 2010, we animated the charts to make them easier to understand. is covering ongoing developments in North Carolina.

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Christopher Mitchell is the Director of the Community Broadband Netwroks Initiative with the Institute for Local Self-Reliance. He runs as part of ILSR’s effort to ensure broadband networks are directly accountable to the communities that depend upon them. More

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