The FCC regulates pole contacts. Duct are owned by the duct owners. BIAS
providers have the same access to public utility easements as anyone else.
How are existing competitors denying anyone access to anything? If a power
pole is rotten, by law/fed regulation, it must be replaced. Why should the
power company be forced to replace a pole at their expense if you want to
attach your cable to it?
Sent: Friday, September 16, 2016 7:15 AM
Subject: Re: [AFMUG] The latest gig city
Is this a polite way of saying that existing regulations do nothing to
prevent competitors from doing their best to deny Google access to poles and
ducts, or are there actually any regulations that Google is having a hard
From: "Harold Bledsoe"
Then there's the regulatory challenges they face in every market...