The Fastest Broadband In The US Is Being Built by Local Communities
"It may surprise people that these cities in Virginia, Tennessee, and Louisiana have faster and lower cost access to the Internet than anyone in San Francisco, Seattle, or any other major city,” says Christopher Mitchell, Director of ILSR’s Telecommunications as Commons Initiative. “These publicly owned networks have each created hundreds of jobs and saved millions of dollars.”
Think about it...
I remember when Cincinnati Gas and Electric, formerly a regulated public utility, was privatized abut 10 years ago - Electric rates went up over 30% the month following the switch.