By John Eggerton, Broadcasting & Cable Online, 6-3-19

ACA Connects gave the Federal Trade Commission an earful in comments on the FTC’s hearings on competition and consumer protection.

ACA Connects said that, generally speaking, the broadband marketplace is working to consumers’ benefit as is with 300 million people having access to 100 Mbps broadband service, most from multiple providers, thanks in no small part to the smaller operators investing large amounts of capital.

As to the state of the broadband marketplace, the association pointed out that no ISP has an exclusive franchise for broadband service and, with few exceptions, ISPs have invested with no guarantee of return, with few barriers to entry and multiple providers in most markets.  » Read More