TITLE

Commerce Committee Leaders Propose Local Broadband Service Legislation

AUTHOR(S)
Sanchez, Humberto
PUB. DATE
May 2006
SOURCE
Bond Buyer;5/3/2006, Vol. 356 Issue 32373, p5
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports that leaders of the U.S. Senate Commerce Committee have uncovered telecommunications legislation which allows local governments to offer broadband services to consumers only if no private companies choose to offer the same or better service at a lower price. According to senator Ted Stevens, the measure that was introduced is a working draft designated to stimulate discussion and is open for comments and suggestion.
ACCESSION #
20803445

 

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