The North Carolina House has passed a bill to ban communities from deploying fiber for local residents and businesses.
Broadband reporting site DSLreports.com says the bill focuses on the idea that incumbent companies in the broadband business cannot compete against government funded networks that usually provide much greater internet speeds at a fraction of the prices.
Proponents of community networks say the bill is the work of corporations dictating how communities deal with their own infrastructure.
For more on this story, visit DSLreports.com.
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