Tuesday, March 06, 2007

Municipal fiber in the heart of Silicon Valley

Most people probably think Silicon Valley lacks broadband black holes. After all, it is California and the nation's high tech capital and home the Internet's biggest innovators and suppliers.

But as a recent item on this blog showed, that's not necessarily the case. Much to his surprise, BusinessWeek's Silicon Valley bureau chief recently moved to a new home on the wrong side of the digital divide, smack dab in Palo Alto. So it's no wonder the Palo Alto City Council is moving forward with plans to construct a city wide fiber optic system. According to this story, Palo Alto may be the first city in the Golden State to do so.

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