For over 20 years, Lakeland has slowly installed fiber optic cables. These installations have enabled the city to provide high-speed connectivity to local libraries, Lakeland electric substations, Polk Country School District, public safety and other facilities. Also, Lakeland leases dark fiber to local suppliers to introduce high-speed internet connection to businesses and other vital organizations in the area. SurfLakeland is known to provide wireless services for free through portions of Downtown Laketown. They make use of a fiber network to connect wireless antennas across the whole city. The problem is that…