Why Chattanooga is Not the 'Poster Child' for Municipal Broadband

Phoenix Center Perspectives No. 15-01

10 Pages Posted: 12 Sep 2016

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George S. Ford

Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies

Date Written: January 20, 2015

Abstract

The use of Chattanooga's experience with municipal broadband as a poster child for government provision of internet services is discussed.

Keywords: Broadband, Municipal Broadband, Government Provision, Regulation, Subsidies, Telecommunications, Federal Communications Commission

JEL Classification: L96

Suggested Citation

Ford, George S., Why Chattanooga is Not the 'Poster Child' for Municipal Broadband (January 20, 2015). Phoenix Center Perspectives No. 15-01 , Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2837294

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