April 2012

April 2, 2012

this article was published in the April 2012 Peace Council Newsletter

The Syracuse Community Broadband Initiative just received a $15,000 grant to determine the viability of a non-profit, community-owned broadband network for Syracuse. The network would provide residents and institutions with cable, internet, and phone. The network would operate like a public utility with a commitment to the best service at the least cost, and rely on subscriber revenue independent of tax payer subsidies.