Tearing down regulatory barriers—such as barriers to accessing utility poles, rights-of-way, and sites for wireless towers—is a cornerstone of the FCC’s strategy for bringing broadband to all Americans. Eliminating these roadblocks can accelerate investment that will expand the reach and robustness of broadband networks for all.
FCC Chairman Julius Genachowski
Phil Weiser, Senior Advisor to the National Economic Council, Director for Technology and Innovation
Peter Appel, Administrator, Research and Innovative Technology Administration, Department of Transportation
Scott Blake Harris, General Counsel of the Department of Energy
Industry and local government officials
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