Anna Hensel / VentureBeat - 2 years ago
  • The Federal Communications Commission may have voted in December to repeal net neutrality rules, but some U.S.
  • This week the Fort Collins City Council voted to move ahead with a ballot measure approved by 57 percent of voters in November, which allowed, but did not require, the city council to establish a telecommunications utility to provide broadband services.
  • Specifically, the city voted this week to approve some of the first steps needed to install civic broadband.
  • The city of Fort Collins laid out a broadband business plan on its website, which “does not call for any restrictions on access including uploads, downloads, delivery methods or providers (email, Skype, Netflix, etc.).” The plan also notes that the city will develop additional policies concerning net neutrality and security.