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Free Press Applauds FCC Goal of 100 Million Households with Super-Fast Broadband

WASHINGTON - FCC Chairman Julius Genachowski spoke today about some of the likely
recommendations in the National Broadband Plan. Among them is a goal of
100 million households at speeds of 100 Megabits per second.

Ben Scott, policy director of Free Press, made the following statement:


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"We support the FCC's ambitious goal of connecting 100 million
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the policy changes that are necessary to make it a reality. We need our
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pro-openness policies for all Americans."



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