FCC Chairman Issues Statement Opposing State Muni Broadband Limitations | community broadband networks | Community Radio | Scoop.it

Last Friday, FCC Chairman Genachowski issued a statement discouraging states from creating (or maintaining) barriers to community owned networks. This statement came just days after Georgia began considering a bill to limit local authority in deciding whether a network were a wise decision.

 

This is a welome development as the FCC has long opposed such barriers (thank you Commissioner Clyburn as well for long speaking out on this issue) but the Chairman himself has not been as direct as this.

 

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Via Chuck Sherwood, Senior Associate, TeleDimensions, Inc, ilseusf