Quiet campaign for Longmont muni FTTH bonds
broadband, centurylink, comcast, ftth, longmont, provo, public policy
Cards not on the table yet.
Judging by the lack of ripples in cyberspace, the upcoming $45 million broadband bond election in Longmont, Colorado is not generating a boisterous debate. Granted, it’s difficult to gauge Rocky Mountain political temperatures from beachside in California, but signs of passion, pro or con, are few.
The city’s electric utility published a promotional piece that focuses on the upside of the proposed citywide fiber-to-the-home network and downplays the negatives. The brochure dissembles about the risk to electric ratepayers…
Are my electric rates expected to increase to repay this bond?