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Obama pushes for more competition among broadband service providers

Wednesday, January 14, 2015 - 00:40

President Barack Obama calls for an end to laws that thwart competition among broadband service providers and urges the Federal Communications Commission to help put a stop to them. Rough cut (no reporter narration).

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ROUGH CUT (NO REPORTER NARRATION). President Barack Obama called on Wednesday (January 14) for an end to laws that thwart competition among broadband service providers and urge the Federal Communications Commission to help put a stop to them. Obama raised the topic during a trip to Cedar Falls, Iowa, as he rolled out themes for his upcoming State of the Union address. Obama said laws in 19 states had hurt broadband access and prevented new entrants from entering the broadband market. He traveled to Iowa to showcase a town where he said competition in the field is thriving.

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Obama pushes for more competition among broadband service providers

Wednesday, January 14, 2015 - 00:40