Jacksonville, Ill., Considers Fiber-Optic Network Buildout

Government Technology: Jacksonville city leaders could take the next step tonight toward establishing a citywide fiber-optic network.

Aldermen will be asked to approve a resolution that would waive advertising for bids and accept a memorandum of understanding from Springfield-based service provider i3 Broadband for a plan to provide fiber-optic cables for the city’s broadband initiative.

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