On Dec. 14, the City Council of Batavia, Illinois, is expected to vote on a resolution to contract an Internet service provider that will provide the city with fiber-optic connections. The city has already received nine proposals from several companies. Batavia currently uses a point-to-point/multi-point radio controlled wireless system that connects city facilities, but it is growing old and becoming unreliable. The city expects the cost of the contract to be no higher than $25,000.
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