Municipal Wi-Fi: A Proven Failure

In late 2007, the cities of Mooresville and Davidson, North Carolina outbid several private companies to purchase an ailing broadband provider in the area. The newly socialized service required that the city borrow more than $92 million to fund the acquisition.  Meanwhile, government officials claimed the plan would bring equality in access and increased revenue […]

ACI Holds Capitol Hill Briefing

Perspectives on Investment and a National Broadband Plan On September 8th, the American Consumer Institute held a panel briefing on the development of a National Broadband Plan at the Rayburn House Office Building in Washington, DC. As background, the FCC currently is drafting is report on a national broadband strategy at the direction of Congress.  During […]