TITLE

Exorbitant rights-of-way costs

AUTHOR(S)
Krauss, Jeffrey
PUB. DATE
September 2010
SOURCE
CED;Sep2010, Vol. 36 Issue 8, p34
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents the author's perspective regarding exorbitant rights-of-way (ROW) costs. He discusses a case wherein Level 3 Communications claimed that New York State Thruway Authority (NYSTA) is charging them with exorbitant ROW for the installation of broadband infrastructure. He also mentions the Federal Communications Commission's (FCC) National Broadband Plan, recognizing exorbitant ROW rates as hindrance to broadband deployment and service availability.
ACCESSION #
53338250

 

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