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Monthly Archives: July 2021

Industry News – 7-30-21

The much-criticized mandatory $15 per month broadband law recently passed by our neighbors to the north in New York State is no more according to an article in Light Reading.  The article cites several reports which claim that a settlement between industry trade associations and the state will prevent the law from taking effect.  The […]


Legislature – 7-16-21

On Tuesday, Representative Martin Causer released a co-sponsorship memo announcing that he intends to introduce legislation appropriating $100 million federal stimulus dollars into Pennsylvania’s Unserved High-Speed Broadband Funding Program. The bill will take the money from the COVID-19 Response Restricted Account and make it available to the Commonwealth Financing Authority under Act 132 which was […]


Industry News – 7-9-21

Net neutrality proponents must be on the edge of their seats awaiting today’s Executive Order from President Joe Biden urging the FCC to reinstate the rules nixed by his predecessor and the Chairman Pai Commission. Both Axios and CNBC reported that the Order will not only urge the FCC to action but establish a “broadband […]


Legislature – 7-2-21

Last week, the House Transportation Committee unanimously approved Representative Doyle Heffley’s bill providing for potential cost sharing agreements between ILECs and PaDOT, when infrastructure needs to be moved for road and bridge projects. House Bill 1658 was subsequently referred to the House Rules Committee for its consideration and hopes are that the full House will […]