Today we had a very special guest, Danna Bailey from EPB Fiber Optics, a very successful municipal broadband provider in Chattanooga. We talked about the basics, how they got started, and the performance they enjoy from their Internet Utility: more bandwidth than anyone else in the Western Hemisphere at $70 a month.
Have a listen, and think about this: the population of Chattanooga is almost identical to Maui, Hawaii… so why can’t we?
Well, as you can see from the timer above, the Net Neutrality decision is getting pretty close. Make sure you click on it, and let your feelings be known!
Some information we used for the show can be found here:
Vint Cerf is one of the fathers of the internet, and is a Vice-President at Google. At a recent computer science conference, he expressed concern about how much of our modern writing, music, art, and more could be lost to history in the coming decades, if not centuries.
Want to read more? You can read more from the BBC: http://www.bbc.com/news/science-environment-31450389