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Jared Mauch didn’t have good broadband—so he built his own fiber ISP

Accepted submission by Freeman at 2021-01-12 17:30:55 from the build it and you will get internet dept.
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The old saying "if you want something done right, do it yourself" usually isn't helpful when your problem is not having good Internet service. But for one man in rural Michigan named Jared Mauch, who happens to be a network architect, the solution to not having good broadband at home was in fact building his own fiber-Internet service provider.

"I had to start a telephone company to get [high-speed] Internet access at my house," Mauch explained in a recent presentation [] about his new ISP that serves his own home in Scio Township [], which is next to Ann Arbor, as well as a few dozen other homes in Washtenaw County.

Not the first [] to have need to do it themselves, but an interesting story.

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