Providence Journal: Opinion/Wilkerson: Government-owned broadband is wrong for RI taxpayers

The COVID-19 pandemic has upended our lives, but it also gave us a glimpse into our internet-enabled future. Seemingly overnight, we transitioned to a world where Zoom calls replaced meetings, remote learning replaced classrooms and telemedicine replaced visits to the doctor’s office. While some things are returning to pre-pandemic norms, many of these changes are here to stay, shaping a society and an economy powered by reliable, equitable broadband.

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