Google Fiber: Title II reclassification could ease access to utility poles, rights-of-way - FierceTelecom: ""Pole access is fundamental and Google will never be able to make the case for Google Fiber without pole access," he said. "If Title II gives Google pole access, then it might really rock the world with broadband access."
The FCC has been an advocate of enhancing the ability for service providers to gain more affordable access to utility poles. In the Pole Attachments Order it issued in 2011, the FCC achieved two key goals: reducing the timeline for telecom providers to attach communications equipment (network electronics and fiber cable) to utility poles, while setting the rate for attachments by telecommunications companies at or near the rate paid by cable companies." 'via Blog this'