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Christopher Mitchell is a national expert on municipal broadband and how local governments are ensuring their businesses and residents have the Internet access they need to thrive. He has worked with local governments large and small - from New York City and Seattle to small towns in dozens of states.

The video below shows some selected clips of Christopher from TV and radio interviews. Christopher also speaks to audiences at national and international conferences on challenges and opportunities around community connectivity.

If you would like to speak with Christopher regarding issues on Internet connectivity, please email broadband@muninetworks.org or call the Institute for Local Self-Reliance's Communications Specialist Jess Del Fiacco at 612-540-5997.

Christopher Mitchell, Director of the Community Broadband Networks initiative at the Institute for Local Self-Reliance, recently appeared...
In a letter to the editor published on Oct. 18th at Cleveland.com, Katie Kienbaum, researcher with the Institute for Local Self-Reliance,...
On Oct. 21, 2019, The American Conservative published a piece written by Christopher Mitchell, Director of the Community Broadband Networks...
MINNEAPOLIS, MINN. (October 10, 2019) - The Blandin Foundation, an organization dedicated to strengthening rural Minnesota, awarded...
An op-ed written by Katie Kienbaum, Research Associate at ILSR, was published in The Intelligencer. Katie addresses the inadequacy of...
MINNEAPOLIS, MINN. (June 27, 2019) - Nearly a century after bringing electricity and telephone services to America’s rural households,...

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