Internet, cable TV, and telephone access in Seattle and throughout the United States is more expensive, with less data capacity and less consumer choice than in many other countries--and the gap is widening. Just a few companies control the glass fiber lines needed for better telecommunications, and they are minimizing improvements and maximizing profits while lobbying to keep their monopolies. What solutions can Seattle seek in Washington, D.C. and Olympia? What can Seattle do itself to promote more competition and investment? Join in this roundtable, which will include the latest on Seattle’s agreement with Gigabit2 to install ultra-high broadband in 14 demonstration neighborhoods.