P.L. 110-385, The Broadband Data Improvement Act (1 comment ↓)

  • This item is from the 110th Congress (2007-2008) and is no longer current. Comments, voting, and wiki editing have been disabled, and the cost/savings estimate has been frozen.

S. 1492 would improve the quality of federal and state data regarding the availability and quality of broadband services and to promote the deployment of affordable broadband services to all parts of the Nation.

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Joe McNeely

October 10, 2008, 5:49pm (report abuse)

The bill has been gutted to be useless. Way to screw over Americans. Broadband in this country is a monopoly by market, far from offering choices to consumers we are forced to pay high prices for sub par services.

Fundamental change is needed and without proper measurement of broadband there really isn't much hope for actual change and competition between types of providers.

Congress you disgust me.

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