“[Broadband] is going to become more of a utility,” Dowdy said.
Regardless of how successful future municipal broadband networks may be, Cooper said he can’t foresee a time when every house in America — no matter how remote — is eventually connected to a fiber network. In the end, there will be a combination of technology employed.
“It’s just too big of a project. There’s too much infrastructure involved,” Cooper said. (VOA)