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Communities want and need high performance, future-proof all-fiber networks. Many are working with the Fiber Broadband Association, state broadband agencies, providers, consultants and other entities to drive investments by potential network operators — be they the local incumbent, a competitive entrant or even the community itself.  Communities are creating a compendium of best practices which the Fiber Broadband Association will track and make available.

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Almost 100 Competitive Carriers Tell the FCC "Don't Hurt Investment in High Capacity Broadband"
Topic: Broadband Regulation
Owner: Carol Brunner
Date: 2016-08-31

On August 29th, nearly 100 competitive providers, many of them FTTH Council members, of facilities based high capacity services filled with the FCC protesting its proposed rules in the Business Data Services (formerly known as special access) proceeding. As the FTTH Council has also advocated, the carriers pointed out that the existing light regulation has enabled them to build these much needed networks and offer service in competition with incumbents to the benefit of consumers. Instituting heavy regulation in this area would undermine the much needed deployment of this critical infrastructure.

Download File   Letter from Nearly 100 Competitive Facilities-Based Providers of BusinessData Services (8-29-16).pdf

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