Philadelphia Official: Keep States From Blocking Broadband

Sanchez, Humberto
February 2006
Bond Buyer;2/15/2006, Vol. 355 Issue 32320, p5
Trade Publication
The article reports on the initiative of a Senate panel in rewriting federal telecommunications law. It takes into consideration the inclusion of a provision that prevent states from blocking localities from providing broadband services. Philadelphia Mayor John Street recognizes that without an access to this technology, communities will be left behind to an information-driven economy. Broadband is a communication network in which a wide band of frequencies is available to transmit information.


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