From American Action Forum:

For example, the R Street Institute’s annual Broadband Scorecard shows the state-level barriers to deployment or operation, from zoning and construction permits to franchising fees. Policymakers can examine these existing barriers and improve the regulatory environment by cutting fees and paperwork associated with deployment or passing laws that enable deployment of broadband or fiber during other infrastructure projects. For example, “dig once” laws would allow broadband infrastructure to be laid at the same time as other road construction projects, lowering costs and lessening disruptions.

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