With the installation of "Supernode 3," NYC Mesh now covers large swaths of both Manhattan and Brooklyn.
We must end our reliance on big telecom monopolies and build decentralized, affordable, locally owned internet infrastructure.
The executive director of Next Century Cities is leading a coalition to promote municipal broadband.
Five ISPs offer 10 gigabit per second internet connections. So far, it looks like only one person in the US has bought one.
The plan is meant to close the digital divide and address the “homework gap.”
Government buildings all around the country are wired with fiber, but agreements with huge telecoms keep it out of people's homes.