Why AT&T’s attempt to kill municipal broadband in Tenn. matters to all Americans

The city-owned broadband network in Chattanooga, Tenn., is one of the fastest in the United States, but AT&T is lobbying to block network expansion and ensure other cities throughout the country don't follow Chattanooga's lead.
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San Francisco journalist Bill Snyder writes frequently about business and technology. His work appears regularly in CIO.com and the publications of Stanford's Graduate School of Business and the Haas School of Business at the University of California at Berkeley. He welcomes your comments and suggestions.