US operators form Invest in Broadband for America coalition

Friday 8 July 2016 | 09:31 CET | News
Five US operators have formed an alliance to combat the FCC's proposed changes to 'special access' services in the business broadband market. The companies are CenturyLink, Cincinnati Bell, Consolidated Communications, FairPoint Communications and Frontier Communications; together they operate data and fibre transport networks in all 50 states. The 'Invest in Broadband for America' coalition warned that the proposed regulation could put at risk investment in fibre backhaul for the mobile industry and slow the roll-out of faster broadband to rural areas.

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Categories: Fixed
Companies: CenturyLink / Cincinnati Bell / Consolidated Communications / FairPoint Communications / FCC / Frontier Communications
Countries: United States
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