POWER Magazine "Electric Utilities Have Critical Role in Broadband Infrastructure Deployment"
May 2, 2022
By: Floyd R. Self
Electric utilities will play a critical role in new broadband infrastructure deployment under the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act of 2021, known as the Infrastructure Act. Whether access to the internet occurs via wired or wireless facilities, pole attachment agreements among pole owners, electric utilities, and broadband providers—usually telecom and cable companies—will play a vital role in bridging the digital divide.