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June 23, 2005

Pro-Broadband Muni Issue Goes National

The battle to allow cities to control their own broadband future is now national.  See the front page of today Wall Street Journal.  Also, see this three page article in this week's Forbes.  The anti-broadband, anti-competition group appears to be back on their heels, as the WSJ exposes Pete Sessions key reason for his position -- campaign contributions.  Municipal WiFi is cheaper and faster than any other alternative...and VoWifi is coming soon.

Posted by Bill Gurley on June 23, 2005 at 01:03 AM | Permalink


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