Civic Participation

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Civic Participation

Require 1) Broadband in School Auditoriums, and 2) Linkages Between Broadband and PEG systems

My county (Anne Arundel County, MD) has a 20 gbps I-NET connecting its schools, libraries, and other public buildings. Its PEG/I-NET capital budget is over $16 million for the duration of its current cable franchise contract. Yet the civic uses of this network are, to put it mildly, negligible. Consider the public schools. There are some 120 public K12 school buildings throughout the County. Almost all are connected... more »

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