Salisbury Post

North Carolina broadband law to go into effect

Location:
NC, United States
Recommendation:
3

Gov. Bev Perdue (D-NC) will neither sign nor veto a controversial broadband bill, meaning it will become law without her signature.

Bill exempts cities dealing with broadband

Location:
NC, United States
Recommendation:
2

Salisbury (NC)’s efforts to keep proposed state laws from affecting Fibrant got a boost. North Carolina Sen. Fletcher Hartsell, a Republican who represents Cabarrus County, introduced legislation that competes with the embattled House Bill 129, “Level Playing Field.” Salisbury fought House Bill 129.

NC Broadband Exemption would protect Fibrant

Location:
Raleigh, NC, United States
Recommendation:
2

By two votes, a committee of state lawmakers exempted Salisbury (NC) from a proposed law that would restrict city-owned broadband networks like Fibrant.