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Broadband Regulation

The Fiber Broadband Association believes that by reducing regulation, we can propel investment in all-fiber infrastructure.  In the past, the Fiber Broadband Association has urged regulators to: not mandate unbundling of fiber facilities; not impose onerous open internet requirements on broadband providers; not require battery back up in all-fiber networks; and not regulate the prices for business data services provided over all-fiber facilities. In addition, the Fiber Broadband Association advocates for the removal of public and private barriers to investment, such as unreasonable fees for access to poles and rights of way and unreasonable franchise requirements.

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Related Resources

RUS Workshop - Legislative and Regulatory Issues Affecting FTTH
Topic: Broadband Regulation
Owner: FTTH Administrator
Date: 2010-12-07
Subtopic:

Slides for 10/27/10 FTTH Council presentation to the Rural Utilities Service.  This is one of five presentations and focuses on recent updates on legislative and regulatory issues pertaining to rural FTTH deployments:

National Broadband Plan
Universal Service and Intercarrier Compensation Reform
Establishment of Performance Standards
Lower Pole Attachment Rates and Improved Access
Broadband Title II Reclassification
Access to Video Programming

 



Download File   RUS_Workshop_-_Legislative_Regulatory_Issues_FTTH.pdf

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