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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.

Date: September 14th, 2018 Satellite is Not Broadband High-quality connectivity needs to be fast, affordable, and reliable. Satellite is...
Broadband Competition Quite Limited in Rochester Region, Despite Flawed Federal Statistics   The FCC’s data has confused some elected...
Statescoop delves into our recent report which finds national broadband coverage is grossly over-represented by FCC data. Christopher...
Date: January 23rd, 2018 Updated Community Networks Map Now Includes over 750 Communities The Institute for Local Self-Reliance’s map...
Date: December 20th, 2017 State-level Data Shows the Depth of the Problem of Monopoly Broadband Providers High percentages of Americans can...
Public News Service - November 30, 2017 Whose Internet Is It? Written by Laurie Stern With the Federal Communications Commission's decision...

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