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Tuesday, December 16, 2003

 

Washington: Will Tacoma put competitor's name on the Tacoma Dome?

Over strenuous opposition from the local cable TV company, the City of Tacoma built a state-of-the-art, and now successful, municipal broadband system, the Tacoma Click! network. Now the city is about to sell the naming rights to the Tacoma Dome to Click!'s competitor, Comcast, although opposition to the deal is building.

The Tacoma News Tribune's editorial against this move also has a good history of the Click! network.

Meanwhile, a group of Illinois leaders travelled to Tacoma recently to learn more about how the city transformed itself from the 'Bronx of the West' to a thriving city using the Click! investment and other initiatives in the 1990s (such as waterfront cleanup and historic preservation).

BroadbandReports.com also recently ran a good article on the Tacoma network's success.

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