Are other communities trying to implement ultra-high speed networks?

Many US communities are working on similar projects.  In fall 2012, both Chicago and Seattle announced public-private-university broadband/fiber-optic partnerships similar to that proposed by our communities.  Today these partnerships offer a much-desired upgrade to our broadband service; tomorrow, they’ll be essential if we are to attract jobs, new residents and investment.

Of course, there is also Google’s project in Kansas City.

Right here in North Carolina, Person County has a similar RFP to promote broadband for underserved areas.

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