A group of Democrats in the US House of Representatives are promoting a bill to prevent states from passing anti-municipal broadband laws.
The Community Broadband Act is similar to past efforts to block such laws, often promoted by large telecommunications carriers such as Comcast and AT&T who fear competition from municipal networks. The last such effort, promoted by US Senator Cory Booker (D-NJ) stalled in committee in 2016.
For more on the Community Broadband Act, CLICK HERE to read an article at The Hill.
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