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Municipal Fiber Network Will Let Customers Switch ISPs in Seconds

Jon Brodkin | Ars Technica | June 16, 2016

Ammon's open access network makes all ISP offers available at one website. Most cities and towns that build their own broadband networks do so to solve a single problem: that residents and businesses aren't being adequately served by private cable companies and telcos. But there's more than one way to create a network and offer service, and the city of Ammon, Idaho, is deploying a model that's worth examining. Ammon has built an open access network that lets multiple private ISPs offer service to customers over city-owned fiber...

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