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The Fiber Future is Cooperative: Policy Brief On Rural Cooperative Fiber Deployment

November 29, 2017View for printing

Rural communities across the United States are already building the Internet infrastructure of the future. Using a 20th century model, rural America is finding a way to tap into high-speed Internet service: electric and telephone cooperatives are bringing next-generation, Fiber-to-the-Home (FTTH) networks to their service territories. This policy brief provides an overview of the work that cooperatives have already done, including a map of the cooperatives' fiber service territories. We also offer recommendations on ways to help cooperatives continue their important strides.

by htrostle

https://muninetworks.org/content/fibe ... olicy-brief
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