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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 Manager Nick Stumo-Langer at 612-844-1330.

As the new administration’s FCC re-examines Network Neutrality rules, rural communities are wondering how any changes may affect areas in...
Ohio Valley ReSource - July 18, 2017 Country Connection: Rural Residents Ask FCC To Improve Internet Access [Republished in WFPL, WKU -...
For an in-depth discussion about connectivity in rural America, Public Rado WAMU called our own Christopher Mitchell who joined host Joshua...
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel - July 11, 2017 The digital divide between urban and rural areas remains, and some question government grants...
Consumer Reports - June 20, 2017 Are City-Owned Municipal Broadband Networks Better? Written by James K. Wilcox Cable providers are among...
ArsTechnica - June 19th, 2017 Cable lobby tries to stop state investigations into slow broadband speeds Written by Jon Brodkin Broadband...

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