EarthLink announced it has been awarded an “exclusive franchise” by Anaheim, Calif. to build a citywide Wi-Fi broadband network. Hmmm.
47 U.S.C. § 253(a) says:
“No State or local statute or regulation, or other State or local legal requirement, may prohibit or have the effect of prohibiting the ability of any entity to provide any interstate or intrastate telecommunications service.”