December 5, 2020

California: San Leandro Libraries Now Offer Fastest Internet Service In California

From San Leandro Patch:

San Leandro’s public libraries became the fastest Internet provider of any public library system in California on Monday, when city officials plugged their network into the Lit San Leandro fiber optic loop.

Lit San Leandro is an 11-mile circle of underground fiber optic cables that give this Bay Area community one of the most advanced Internet infrastructures in the nation, according to the Wall Street Journal.

At a ceremony Monday afternoon Mayor Stephen Cassidy said San Leandro’s library had “at least 10-fold greater speed than any other library in California.”

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About Gary Price

Gary Price (gprice@mediasourceinc.com) is a librarian, writer, consultant, and frequent conference speaker based in the Washington D.C. metro area. Before launching INFOdocket, Price and Shirl Kennedy were the founders and senior editors at ResourceShelf and DocuTicker for 10 years. From 2006-2009 he was Director of Online Information Services at Ask.com, and is currently a contributing editor at Search Engine Land.

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