On November 5th, citizens of Longmont will vote on a referendum determining whether to expedite building a Fiber to the Home (FTTH) network by issuing revenue bonds, a process that would speed up the build by several decades. The network is being built by Longmont Power and Communications, a city-owned utility north of Denver, Colorado. The service provides symmetrical gigabit access at a $50/month rate and according to the local newspaper has already attracted customers and businesses to the city.
For more detail on Longmont, visit muninetworks.org.
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