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Broadband regulations modernized under legislation, SB 85, introduced by state Sen. Kristin Phillips-Hill (R-York)

State Sen. Kristin Phillips-Hill (R-York) has re-introduced legislation, SB 85. that will modernize and streamline telecom regulations in Pennsylvania. Hill, Senate Majority Caucus Chair and vice-chair of the Communications & Technology Committee, introduced the legislation last session as SB 341. In her co-sponsorship memo, Hill said that the legislation is “long overdue, and is a […]

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Speed minimums and muni broadband partnership provisions in proposed legislation are misdirected, ineffective

Proposed legislation in Harrisburg that would mandate minimum broadband speeds for regulated phone carriers and allow municipal governments to own and operate their own broadband networks will waste taxpayer dollars and bring zero benefit to Pennsylvania consumers.

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ILECs urge chairs of Senate Communications & Technology to move dereg legislation

Dear Chairs Phillips-Hill and Kane: On behalf of all of Pennsylvania’s incumbent local exchange carriers (ILECs), we respectfully ask you to consider reporting Senate Bill 341 out of the Senate Communications & Technology Committee as soon as possible. This legislation modernizes the telecommunications sections of the Pennsylvania Public Utility Code and removes some of the […]

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