In this week's Community Connections, Christopher chats with Anne Schweiger, Broadband and Digital Equity Advocate for the city of Boston. Schweiger talks about the challenges that Boston faces, including a lack of competition and adoption of broadband in the home. She talks about the importance of "baking good broadband practice" into building codes for cities.
In February, 2016 the Boston Globe editorial board came out in support of a municipal network.
Boston has its own conduit network and significant fiber assets, but residents and businesses must seek service from large private providers.