Your Call: Why is the US lagging behind when it comes to Internet speed and affordability?
On the November 17th edition of Your Call, we’ll have a conversation about the United States’ Internet infrastructure. It ranks 29th in speed worldwide and we pay 38 times what the Japanese pay. Why is the Internet in the US so slow? What is the cost of creating a fast Internet infrastructure, and what benefits would it provide? Join the conversation on the next Your Call, with Rose Aguilar and you
David Cay Johnston, Pulitzer Prize winning investigative reporter and author of “The Fine Print” and editor of the new anthology “Divided: The Perils of Our Growing Inequality.”
Christopher Mitchell, policy director at Next Century Cities and director of the Community Broadband Networks Initiative with the Institute for Local Self-Reliance in Minneapolis
Zach Friend, chairman of the Santa Cruz County Board of Supervisors
Al Jazeera America: Comcast’s costly package
Community Broadband Networks: Christopher Mitchell's blog