The 6th U.S. Court of Appeals Supported North Carolina When It Struck Down FCC Ruling Concerning Municipal Broadband

Posted on August 11, 2016



RFP Staff

♦ Fibrant’s pipedreams of expansion were squashed today as the 6th U.S. Court of Appeals supported North Carolina and Tennessee when it struck down the Federal Communications Commission’s ill-advised ruling that pre-empted these states regulating municipal broadband service within their borders.

The complete ruling here:

http://www.opn.ca6.uscourts.gov/opinions.pdf/16a0189p-06.pdf

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