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Idaho Public Utilities Commission Asks the FCC to Review All the Data

Excerpt from a letter sent by the Idaho Public Utilities Commission to FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler:

“…We appreciate the Commission’s goal – to encourage telecommunications providers to build and invest in networks while enhancing competition among various providers of business data services. As you work towards a final rule, it is imperative for the Commission to use all available data for rural states such as ours. Moreover, the Commission must also use current and accurate information that includes the data submitted earlier this year by the major cable operators. This will ensure that competitive markets are accurately reflected and that the regulations for noncompetitive markets are based on the real cost to provide service. Rural communities depend on robust investments in business data services to connect small businesses and anchor institutions, support wireless data service, and enable economic development. Without these investments, our rural customers will face significant challenges in accessing the 21st century global economy.”

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