ISP admits mendacity to FCC about dimension of community to dam funding to rivals

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Ryan Grewell, who runs a small wi-fi Web service supplier in Ohio, final month obtained an e mail that confirmed a few of his worst suspicions about cable corporations.

Grewell, founder and common supervisor of Good Manner Communications, had heard from a few of his clients that the Federal Communications Fee’s new broadband map falsely claimed fiber Web service was out there at their houses from one other firm known as Jefferson County Cable. These buyer stories spurred Grewell to submit a variety of challenges to the FCC in an try and appropriate errors in Good Manner’s service space.

One in all Grewell’s challenges elicited a response from Jefferson County Cable govt Bob Loveridge, who apparently thought Grewell was a resident on the challenged handle somewhat than a competitor.

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