Broadband Conduit Act of 2017

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PPI (Plastic Pipe Institute) recently published a position paper on the Broadband Conduit Act of 2017.  This pending legislation essentially requires state DOT’s to install conduit under hard surface-concrete/asphalt on new construction projects for future placement of fiber cable to increase broadband/internet capabilities.  Blue Diamond supports the legislation as “forward thinking”.  This dig once policy ensures increased broadband accessibility, at very low initial cost.  Increased broadband capability promotes job growth, education and competitiveness of US industry.

To read the full position paper click here.
 

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