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Monthly Archives: March 2023

Legislation requiring FCC broadband speeds counter-productive, and unnecessarily punitive

Legislation recently introduced in Harrisburg requiring regulated rural phone carriers, the RLECs, to provide certain minimum broadband speeds punishes the very companies that are already bring increasingly higher speeds to rural areas. Under HB 333, the rural carriers (members of the Pennsylvania Telephone Association, PTA), would be required upon customer request to offer speeds of […]