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How big telecom smothers city-run broadband

publicintegrity.org — State Sen. Janice Bowling, a Republican from Tullahoma, Tennessee, says she was surprised by AT&T's adversarial reaction to her bill to allow cities to expand their broadband networks. Janice Bowling, a 67-year-old grandmother and Republican state senator from rural Tennessee, thought it only made sense that the city of Tullahoma be able to offer its local high-speed Internet service to areas beyond the city limits.
Aug 29, 2014

More than 130 U.S. cities currently offer public fiber or cable Internet connection to residents publicintegrity.org/2014/08/28/154… via @atholmes

Aug 29, 2014

City-run broadband could help struggling small towns, but commercial providers like AT&T won't let it happen publicintegrity.org/2014/08/28/154… @PublicI

Aug 29, 2014

How big telecom companies, such as AT&T, Comcast, Time Warner Cable, use statehouses to curb public Internet service bit.ly/1lkmJV6

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