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The Tennessee Telecommunications Association supports a bill pushed by Gov. Bill Haslam that would help bridge the rural broadband divide through tax credits and allowing electric cooperatives to offer internet and video services.Read More →
The proposal would require crews to install conduit — tubes designed to group and protect large amounts of wiring and fiber —while building federally funded highways.Read More →
The co-chairs of the Senate Broadband Caucus both represent states with sizable rural populations.Read More →
Bills introduced in the Alabama Legislature this session aim to facilitate rural broadband expansion — one by offering tax credits to private providers and the other by allowing the expansion of municipal broadband.Read More →
“We have other cities in which we want to build in west Tennessee, but now I have to consider whether utility companies are going to be my competitor,” he told Watchdog.org.Read More →
TechFreedom’s Berin Szoka says Ajit Pai “has long been a champion for open government.”Read More →