See my posts on the Coatesville Train Station meeting at the Coatesville Methodist Church.Only a small portion of the fiber optic cable under Lincoln Highway is needed for the traffic signal system and surveillance camera system.
The Center for Public Integrity
The Center and Reveal revisited Tullahoma, Tennessee and Fayetteville, North Carolina, where state laws restrict municipal broadband growth
In 2006 Jean was removed by the Coatesville City Council “Bloc of Four” to allow Harry Walker to become city manager and to fire Chief Bellizzie.
“In less than two weeks, the Federal Communications Commission, nation’s top Internet regulator, will vote on whether to overturn a state law that prevents Tennessee cities that operate their own broadband networks from expanding to other towns.”
President Obama said, “If there are state laws in place that prohibit or restrict these community-based broadband efforts, we should do everything we can to push back against those old laws.”
“Chattanooga rolled out a fiber-optic network a few years ago that now offers speeds of up to 1000 Megabits per second, or 1 gigabit, for just $70 a month.”
By James O'Toole @jtotoole May 20, 2014: 5:53 PM ET