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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.

On November 8th, 2016, local voters in 26 Colorado communities chose to reclaim telecommunications authority. They voted to opt out of the...
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We didn't need a crystal ball, magic potion, or ESP to predict that local Colorado voters would enthusiastically reclaim telecommunications...
Last week, Christopher was a guest on the Unanimous Dissent Radio Show. Sam Sacks and Sam Knight asked him to share information about the...
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