Exorbitant rights-of-way costs

Krauss, Jeffrey
September 2010
CED;Sep2010, Vol. 36 Issue 8, p34
Trade Publication
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.


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