Why towns will have to solve internet problems


SALISBURY — If the towns of northwest Connecticut want better internet service, they are going to have to make it happen themselves.

That was the message from Kim Maxwell, who spoke at Noble Horizons on Saturday, Aug. 3.

Maxwell is the president of Northwest ConneCT, a group that is working on connectivity issues in the northwest part of the state.

He was also the head of the companies that invented the dial-up modem and the worldwide standard for digital subscriber lines (DSL).

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