Saturday, April 14, 2012
Community Fiber Networks Are Faster, Cheaper Than Incumbents
Digging into the reality of community broadband - we compare the broadband prices and speeds of community networks to incumbent providers, using examples from North Carolina that are representative of modern community fiber networks. Incumbent providers including AT&T, Comcast, and Time Warner Cable want to outlaw these networks even as many, including the Federal Communications Commission, recognize the clear benefits of allowing communities to decide locally whether such an investment makes sense.
Posted by Fred Sharpsteen