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AT&T CEO seems confident industry can kill Biden's municipal broadband plan

4 days ago   |   By Ars Technica

Enlarge / AT&T's logo at its corporate headquarters in Dallas, Texas.
AT&T CEO John Stankey yesterday called President Biden's plan to fund municipal broadband networks "misguided" and said the US shouldn't pay for any broadband deployment in areas that already have networks. But as AT&T and other ISPs lobby against public networks and government-funded competition, Stankey said he is confident that Congress will steer legislation in the more "pragmatic" direction that AT&T favors.
In an interview with The Economic Club of Washington, DC , Stankey was asked, "Do you support the...
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