In the recent “net neutrality” ruling, the FCC declared Internet access to be a public utility, like water or electricity. It paves the way for more cities to consider offering Internet service to their residents.
As a pioneer in that arena — albeit a failed one — Philadelphia’s foible could be fodder for other cities’ forays. Tony Abraham probed that possibility in a TechnicallyPhilly article. He spoke about it with NewsWorks Tonight host Dave Heller.