House Bill (S)

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High speed Internet service. Changes the minimum speed thresholds for broadband services to at least 25 megabits per second downstream and at least three 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 economic development corporation (corporation) in developing and implementing high speed Internet service. Provides that the office of technology shall assist the corporation with the application of state and federal grants. Directs the utility regulatory commission to study certain topics regarding High speed Internet service. Changes the minimum speed thresholds for broadband services to at least 25 megabits per second downstream and at least three 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 economic development corporation (corporation) in developing and implementing high speed Internet service. Provides that the office of technology shall assist the corporation with the application of state and federal grants. Directs the utility regulatory commission to study certain topics regarding broadband services in Indiana and issue a report to the interim study committee on energy, utilities, and telecommunications before October 1, 2018. ... View more