Just a couple of years after the first signs of the global economic recession began to appear, many economists are trying to predict which sector of the economy will lead the recovery. Many believe the answer lies in what has been dubbed “green” technology, some of which is being developed in Gainesville. But as Trent Kelly reports, the high price of this new technology is causing a “green gap” to from between those who can afford it and those who cannot.[audio:http://www.wuft.org/media/audio/89greenD.mp3]
A telecommunications consultant hired by the Gainesville City Commission conducted a residential survey of 370 potential internet customers to gauge interest in a city-owned network.