Broadband company may become a non-profit

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Champaign – The decision to make and internet service provider a non-profit continues tonight.

 

City officials say a new agreement to spin off Urbana-Champaign Big Broadband as a private non-profit company needs stronger policies.

 

Until now the $30,000,000 project received most of it's funding from the federal government. The cities and the U of I received a federal grant that paid for construction in under-served neighborhoods to access internet.

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