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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Gary Price (firstname.lastname@example.org) is a librarian, writer, consultant, and frequent conference speaker based in the Washington D.C. metro area. He earned his MLIS degree from Wayne State University in Detroit. Price has won several awards including the SLA Innovations in Technology Award and Alumnus of the Year from the Wayne St. University Library and Information Science Program. From 2006-2009 he was Director of Online Information Services at Ask.com.