Full Title

FCC Releases Memorandum Opinion and Order Preempting Certain Challenged Provisions of Tennessee and North Carolina Law Restricting Municipal Provision of Broadband Service


Granted the preemption petition of the Electric Power Board of Chattanooga, TN, and granted in part the preemption petition of the City of Wilson, NC, finding that they are barriers to broadband infrastructure investment and thwart competition

Document Type: Statement

Bureau(s): Office of Commissioner Clyburn, Wireline Competition

Related Document(s):
Memorandum Opinion and Order - FCC Releases Order Preempting TN & NC Municipal Broadband Restrictions


Document Dates

Released On: Mar 12, 2015

Issued On: Mar 12, 2015

Document Numbers

DA/FCC: FCC-15-25