Big Public-Private Partnership to Reset Internet Infrastructure in San Jose

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By James Brasuell @CasualBrasuell


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"San Jose, CA will enter into separate agreements with AT&T, Verizon and Mobilitie for what the city says is the largest small cell-driven broadband infrastructure deployment of any U.S. city," reports Jason Plautz.

"The partnerships will put small cells on 4,000 city-owned light poles and will bring more than $500 million of private sector investment," adds Plautz.

The article includes more details of the multiple partnerships, and the hopes for the city to become a national model for equitable deployment of next generation broadband technologies.

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