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AT&T Wants $100 Million From California Taxpayers For Aging DSL

AT&T is asking California taxpayers to give them $100 million so that AT&T can provide several parts of the state with unreliable, slow and expensive DSL service. As Steve Blum’s blog notes, under Assembly Bill 2130 (written by AT&T lobbyists), AT&T would receive $100 million from state taxpayers. In return, AT&T would only need to provide 10 Mbps download and 1 Mbps upload and would have little to no oversight over whether the $100 million is even being used for the DSL service. According to Blum, AB 2130 would:http://www.dslreports.com/shownews/ATT-Wants-100-Million-From-California-Taxpayers-For-Aging-DSL-136565
posted in DSL by Lucille Conde Jun 22,2016 21:50 pm