Tuesday, 29 June 2021 09:10

This Week in Tech with Jeanne Destro-Bonus Edition-6-29-21: Grassroots Movement Saves Municipal Broadband

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Fairlawn Gig officials say a grass roots movement including more than 700 emails from their customers, convinced Ohio legislators to restore more than $250 million dollars in state funding for the expansion of high speed broadband into rural areas, and to drop plans to shut down municipal broadband.

Fairlawn Public Service Director, Ernie Staten says it is a big win for the city's municipal broadband service, Fairlawn Gig.

Listen now, to find out why:


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 Ernie Staten, City of Fairlawn Director of Public Service

 

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