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Posted February 5, 2010 by christopher

Terry Huvall, the head of Lafayette's municipally owned fiber to the home network, discusses the history and motivations behind the community fighting for four years to build their own network. Lafayette has a strong tradition of publicly owned utilities -- they were the first community in Louisiana to build a municipally-owned water and electricity utility, voting to tax themselves to fund it in 1896.

That investment allowed Lafayette to prosper and surpass other communities in the following decades. This investment will have the same effects.

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Posted July 7, 2009 by christopher

Geoff Daily, from App-Rising.com, and I recently did a vidchat about muninetworks.org and its purpose. App-Rising.com pulled some key points from it, but you can view the entire 9 minute segment below.

Posted December 15, 2008 by christopher

Geoff Daily and Christopher Mitchell discuss open networks and competition in the television and broadband network sector.

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Posted June 20, 2008 by christopher

Geoff Daily and Christopher Mitchell discuss municipal networks and why communities should own their own networks.

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Posted April 15, 2008 by christopher

Geoff Daily and Christopher Mitchell discuss community networks and why the public sector should be prioritized above the private sector when awarding stimulus grants.

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