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Virginia Considers Prohibiting New Muni-Broadband Networks

A proposed bill in Virginia would make it harder for cities and towns to offer muni-broadband service. The measure would prohibit local governments from building their own networks if an existing provider offers service at speeds of at least 10 Mbps downstream. "That speed threshold is low enough that it can be met by old DSL lines in areas that haven't received more modern cable and fiber networks," Ars Technica writes.

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