Plan would put Connecticut on Internet fast track

posted on March 7, 2015

To hear Milford Mayor Ben Blake tell it, wiring Connecticut for ultra-high-speed Internet access is the modern version of building roads and bridges.

“It used to be based on where the trains went through or the highways,” he said. “Now the economic driver is Internet technology. You have to get on that train or perish.”

On Thursday, the state announced that 46 municipalities, including Milford, had signed onto a proposal to turn Connecticut into the first “gigabit state,” with wide access to Internet connections up to 100 times faster than what is currently available.

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via December 21, 2014

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