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Vermont Is Wiring Itself With Fiber Because Nobody Else Will – East Central Vermont Community Fiber Network moving forward

Friday, July 30th, 2010

It will be interesting to see how this works out; if Vermont can do this more economically than Verizon, then more power to Vermont.

Vermont already wasn’t exactly a great state for broadband, given the largely rural state is a ROI nightmare for large ISP bean counters. Their broadband fortunes were recently made substantially worse by Fairpoint Communications, who acquired Verizon’s unwanted New England DSL network, then subsequently imploded under the not so watchful eye of Vermont regulators. Vermont’s been tired of waiting for uninterested ISPs to wire them so they’re working hard at wiring themselves.