Broadband Group: Preempting SF Small Cell Ordinance Would Cut Competition


In 2016, San Francisco, one of Next Century Cities’ member communities, created an ordinance for small cells and DAS to ensure that those who live in multi-dwelling units (MDUs) have access to multiple internet service providers. The FCC is considering a proposed rulemaking that would preempt this ordinance, and prevent any other municipality from pursuing a similar solution, according to the group.

The non-profit Next Century Cities was formed to support communities and their elected leaders, as they seek to ensure that all have access to fast, affordable, and reliable internet access.

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