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City Broadband Projects Struggle Amid State Funding Push

Law360, New York (October 20, 2017, 5:02 PM EDT) -- As the Federal Communications Commission pursues expanding rural broadband service and promoting 5G, states and municipalities are matching stride with their own funding and regulatory proposals. But it's not always smooth sailing at the local level. 

When localities do tackle broadband deployment, best-laid plans are often rife with political differences or logistical barriers. Some towns are moving to establish their own broadband companies to increase competitive service options, while others are trying to manage the placement of cell sites that are crucial for better internet connections, and eventually, next-generation networks.

While states and cities pursue their own initiatives that often parallel...

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