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PENNSYLVANIA’S RURAL LOCAL TELCOS STAND READY TO ENSURE THE SUCCESS OF OUR NEW BROADBAND AUTHORITY

Pennsylvania’s rural local exchange carriers (RLECs) are eager to throw their support and decades of expertise behind the implementation of Act 96, the recently enacted law that created the Pennsylvania Broadband Development Authority.

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Samara cautions against network overbuilding

Before a Senate/House joint committee hearing, PTA President Steve Samara cautioned against repeating mistakes of earlier federally funded broadband programs, including overbuilding of broadband networks.

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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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