William A. Worth Speaker at APA National Planning Conference – “Broadband and Wireless Delivery”

April 15, 2013

Federal, state, and local governments are largely in agreement on the need for healthy broadband and wireless communication networks.  But local governments in particular must balance this goal against the public interest in the visual impact of telecommunications equipment and in allocation of the public right of way. In this session, Bill shared his experiences and addressed how municipalities can best balance the public interests in scenic views and fair allocation of public land with access to wireless and broadband services by reviewing the Telecommunications Act, Middle Class Tax Relief, and Job Creation Act, as well as FCC rules and guidance. Click here for more conference information.

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