Bill Would Allow Muni Broadband Ahead of Private Companies

Sanchez, Humberto
June 2006
Bond Buyer;6/13/2006, Vol. 356 Issue 32401, p5
Trade Publication
The article reports on the provision included in draft telecommunications legislation unveiled by the Senate Commerce Committee in the U.S. Under the provision, municipal governments would be allowed to build broadband networks and provide the services to its citizens even if private telecommunications companies are willing to provide identical or better services.


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