Broadband provider sues city of Monticello

TDS Telecommunications sued the city of Monticello, Minnesota after residents passed a referendum to roll out their own fiber optic system.

TDS had earlier denied the city’s request for the company to provide fiber optic service. During the ensuring legal battle, which prevented the citizens from following through with their plans, TDS Telecommunications took the opportunity to roll out a fiber system.

– Via SlashDot

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