North Carolina: Protect Municipal Broadband

Time Warner Cable and its cronies in the North Carolina General Assembly are trying to ram through a new bill that would prohibit local communities from creating their own high-speed Internet networks. 

This bill is simply unacceptable. Large sections of rural North Carolina still lack access to high-speed Internet because major corporations refuse to provide service in these areas. If corporations like Time Warner Cable won't build out their networks, local communities should have the chance to step in.

Call and tell your state representative to vote NO on the Level Playing Field/Local Government Competition Bill (H129).

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