Telecom bill called for, group says

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Off the radar for the past few years, there may be a push again this year for telecommunication deregulation by the Legislature as telephone companies and their supporters try to break down barriers to the lucrative broadband market, reports Michael Peltier of the News Service of Florida.

On Thursday, a coalition of landline-based companies, emerging telecoms, local chambers of commerce and consumer groups called on lawmakers to change regulations that predate the

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