Palo Alto Mulls Fiber

Palo Alto is reconsidering plans to build a FTTH network in its city after stalling for several years. Several years after the initial pilot project to a handful of homes, the council voted to continue negotiations with the winning bidder for the project. It's unclear if the network would be retail or wholesale, but my discussion with some residents seems to indicate they're in favor of a wholesale network. That said, some basic city services seem to be lacking adequate funding and there are numerous cost concerns, leading me to think this is not likely to happen for a few more years.

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