The growth of municipal broadband networks

Jay Ashworth jra at
Sun Mar 27 01:36:15 CDT 2011

----- Original Message -----
> From: "Owen DeLong" <owen at>

> As such, I'm sure that such a move would be vocally opposed by
> the current owners of the LMI who enjoy leveraging it to extort
> monopolistic pricing from substandard services.

As I noted, yes, that's Verizontal, and they have apparently succeeded
in lobbying to have it made *illegal* in several states.  I don't have
citations to hand, but there are a couple sites that track muni fiber;
I can find some.

-- jra

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