By October, Anacortes, Wash., will offer access to a city-run broadband network to 254 businesses in the city. Customers can subscribe to 100 megabits per second for $89 per month, or 1 gigabit per second for $149 a month. Officials expect the network to expand to more parts of the city by the end of 2019. Coverage could be expanded even further, but that depends on financially successful the project is by the end of its first year. The startup costs for the network were funded with $3 million from Anacortes general fund reserve.
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