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Local Government Broadband Initiatives


Sharon E. Gillett


Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)

William Lehr


Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)

Carlos A. Osorio


Universidad Adolfo Ibanez - Business School


Telecommunications Policy, Vol. 28, No. 7, pp. 537-558, August 2004

Abstract:     
A growing number of communities across the United States are adopting policies to promote advanced telecommunication services, including broadband access. This paper offers a taxonomy for classifying these local government initiatives and provides preliminary empirical results for a sample of communities with municipal electric utilities that are in the forefront of efforts to deploy publicly owned communications infrastructure.

Keywords: broadband, local govenment, telecommunications, electric utilities

JEL Classification: H42, H79, L33, L94, L96, L98

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Date posted: July 30, 2007  

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Gillett, Sharon E. and Lehr, William and Osorio, Carlos A., Local Government Broadband Initiatives. Telecommunications Policy, Vol. 28, No. 7, pp. 537-558, August 2004. Available at SSRN: http://ssrn.com/abstract=1003550

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Sharon Eisner Gillett (Contact Author)
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) ( email )
eBusiness
Cambridge, MA 02142
United States
617-253-2373 (Phone)
William Lehr
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) ( email )
77 Massachusetts Ave.
E62-416
Cambridge, MA 02142
United States
Carlos Alberto Osorio-Urzua
Universidad Adolfo Ibanez - Business School ( email )
Diagonal Las Torres 2700, Of. 536C
Penalolen
Santiago, Region Metropolitana
Chile
(562) 3311375 (Phone)
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