“Public Power and Broadband” was the topic of a two-hour education meeting open to the public on April 2, 2016.
Here are five edited videos (ranging from 10 to 20 minutes each) of the five talks presented by Island Power and its outside experts that morning at the Waterfront Park Community Center.
Public Power and Broadband: Chapter 1
Introduction: Opportunities and Choice for Bainbridge
By Barry Peters, Moderator
And David Mitchell, Organizer of Neighborhood Broadband
Public Power and Broadband: Chapter 2
Topic: “Bainbridge Electric Board” and Local Broadband
By Steve Johnson: Bainbridge Resident, Island Power
Public Power and Broadband: Chapter 3
Topic: Broadband in Two Washington Citites & Public Electric Utilities
By Larry Dunbar: Utility Expert from Ellensburg, Washington
Public Power and Broadband: Chapter 4
Topic: Not-for-Profit Electrics, Broadband and NoaNet
By Greg Marney: CEO, Northwest Open Access Network (NoaNet)