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Monthly Archives: November 2019

Industry News – 11-22-19

Yesterday, the Pennsylvania Independent Regulatory Review Commission unanimously voted to adopt the PUC’s regulations regarding pole attachments. PTA supported this initiative and filed comments with the Commission noting that its taking adjudication of pole attachment disputes from the FCC would help bolster rural broadband deployment. During discussion of the regulation, the associated costs on the […]


Industry News – 11-15-19

This may be a report card you lose on your way home from school. The Free State Foundation handed out grades on the issue of broadband deployment to some of the top Democratic contenders for President this week, and it wasn’t pretty. The FSF report graded on two specific items: 1) net neutrality and the […]


Industry News – 11-8-19

Proponents of 5G continue to work their way through the halls of Congress and statehouses extolling its virtues, but could climate change be one of them? The answer is yes, according to Verizon’s Ronan Dunne, who told attendees at an international tech summit in Lisbon that 5G has the potential to improve energy efficiency and […]


The Daily Numbers – 29, 46

The Tax Foundation released its 2020 State Business Tax Climate report this week and Pennsylvania did…. not great. An overall rank of 29th best is bolstered by the fact that we did rise three places in the survey, but a 46 ranking for business taxes doesn’t have anyone cheering. The top overall friendliest tax states […]