Today's Hard|Forum Post
Today's Hard|Forum Post

Sunday January 24, 2016

ISPs Try To Kill Open-Access Fiber Network

Slimy private ISPs down in West Virginia are peeved about a development that would give them a bit of competition.

Cable companies that provide Internet service are working to kill legislation that would create a state-financed $72 million fiber-optic network across West Virginia. Suddenlink, Comcast, Shentel, Time-Warner Cable and other members of the West Virginia Cable Television Association oppose building the high-speed Internet network, saying it’s a waste of money.