Seattle city council votes against municipal fibre project

Thursday 19 November 2015 | 09:04 CET | News
The city council of Seattle has voted against a USD 5 million municipal broadband pilot programme to install local government-owned fibre in the city's North Beacon Hill neighbourhood. The local network would act as a testing group for a publicly-owned metro fibre network advocated by the Upgrade Seattle campaign. The group says on its website that the city could build out the infrastructure for USD 440 million and pay for it by charging USD 45 a month for Gigabit symmetrical service. 

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