On Tuesday February 26th CWA will testify against SB 746. This bill would give municipalities an unfair advantage to provide competitive services in the broadband market ultimately creating the potential of job loss at Frontier. More information on the bill is below. You can also click here to read an article about it from Forbes.
Raised S.B. No. 846
Session Year 2019
AN ACT CONCERNING THE MUNICIPAL GAIN, THE PREPARATION OF UTILITY POLES AND ENTERPRISE FUNDS FOR MUNICIPAL BROADBAND SERVICES. To specify that the municipal gain may be used to provide broadband Internet service, to require the Public Utilities Regulatory Authority to adopt regulations for the process for public utility pole attachments and to allow municipalities to establish and administer enterprise funds for the use, operation and management of municipal broadband services.