The Free State Foundation asserts a study published by Harvard University’s Berkman Klein Center for Internet & Society falls far short of demonstrating the benefits of broadband provided by local governments, or that the prices the government providers offer are indeed lower than private providers in the area. Read A Critical Assessment of Harvard’s “Community-Owned Fiber Networks: Value Leaders in America” Study, by Free State Foundation Senior Fellow Theodore R. Bolema and Research Associate Michael J. Horney, January 31, 2018, for a refutation of the Harvard paper’s claims.