House Backs Broadband Mapping Bill

October 2007
Multichannel News;10/15/2007, Vol. 28 Issue 41, p34
The article reports that a Democrat-controlled House subcommittee has approved draft legislation that would require federal and state agencies to cooperate in accurately collecting data on the availability and penetration of high-speed Internet access across the U.S. The bill is supported by telecommunication policy veteran Representative Edward Markey.


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