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The Fight Over Municipal Broadband

Most people in the United States purchase internet and television services from major broadband providers such as Comcast, Cox, RCN, and Verizon; however, some municipalities, for varying reasons, have built their own broadband networks to serve their communities. Chattanooga, TN and Bristol, VA are commonly cited examples of municipal broadband networks in the US. Municipal […]

Will Congress remain Neutral on Net Neutrality?

The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) voted 3-2 last month to move ahead with its proposal for modified rules on internet traffic, which would preserve net neutrality but leave the door open for “fast lanes” of faster internet content delivery for companies that can pay. The new proposed rules are subject to a public comment period […]

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