Introduced House Bill (H)

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DIGEST

High speed Internet service. Transfers the supervision and administration of the high speed Internet service deployment and adoption initiative from the Indiana economic development corporation to the Indiana utility regulatory commission (IURC). Changes the minimum speed thresholds for broadband services to at least 25 megabits per second downstream and at least four megabits upstream. (Current law sets the minimum speed threshold at 384 kilobits per second in at least one direction.) Changes the minimum and maximum speed thresholds for those geographic areas which are a priority to the IURC in developing and implementing high speed Internet service. Directs the IURC High speed Internet service. Transfers the supervision and administration of the high speed Internet service deployment and adoption initiative from the Indiana economic development corporation to the Indiana utility regulatory commission (IURC). Changes the minimum speed thresholds for broadband services to at least 25 megabits per second downstream and at least four megabits upstream. (Current law sets the minimum speed threshold at 384 kilobits per second in at least one direction.) Changes the minimum and maximum speed thresholds for those geographic areas which are a priority to the IURC in developing and implementing high speed Internet service. Directs the IURC to study certain topics regarding broadband services in Indiana and issue a report to the interim study committee on energy, utilities, and telecommunications before September 1, 2018. ... View more