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Drew Clark Live at Mountain Connect: Bruce Patterson of Ammon, Idaho

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KEYSTONE, Colorado, June 6, 2016 – Here at Mountain Connect, I caught up with Bruce Patterson, the chief technologist in Ammon, Idaho (a suburb of Idaho Falls), where he discussed the innovative open access network that is common online in this city of 13,000.

He and Jeff Christensen, President of Entry Point Networks, spoke about how software-defined networks, and open access networks, are the next step in our broadband evolution. And Chris Mitchell of the Institute for Local Self Reliance (Community Networks) spoke about an upcoming video — to be released this week — that features what’s happening in Ammon, Idaho.

Drew Clark is the Editor and Publisher of BroadbandBreakfast.com and President of the Rural Telecommunications Congress. He tracks the development of Gigabit Networks, broadband's impact, and the universal service fund @BroadbandCensus. The articles and posts on BroadbandBreakfast.com and affiliated social media, including LinkedIN, are not legal advice or legal services, do not constitute the creation of an attorney-client privilege, and represent the views of their respective authors.

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