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Google Tells FCC Streamlined Broadband Installation Is Safe

Law360 (June 6, 2018, 9:23 PM EDT) -- Google Inc. has hit back against suggestions that its preferred procedures for installing new broadband infrastructure are causing contractors to make dangerous mistakes, telling the Federal Communications Commission that the techniques are faster and safer for utility workers if followed correctly.

The tech giant filed an ex parte letter with the FCC on Tuesday defending its support of "one touch make-ready" pole attachment procedures, which allow a utility pole owner to partner with an approved contractor to make all the changes necessary for internet service providers...
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