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Legislation would expand resources available for rural broadband investment

View Steven J. Samara’s article in the Centre Daily Times.

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PTA President asks FCC Chair to maximize use of Rural Digital Opportunity Fund for broadband deployment

View Steven J. Samara’s letter to FCC Chair Ajit Pai.

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Investing in Rural Broadband

October 22, 2020

A day after a stakeholder discussion on closing the digital divide, the full Senate approved legislation, SB 1112, that would eliminate outdated Public Utility Commission regulations that are inhibiting investment in rural broadband. “Many of the regulations that exist in the state’s Public Utility Code have been in place for decades while changes in technology […]

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