This is, as Joe Biden would say, a BFD. It's a very important precedent.
This isn’t the first time that Time Warner Cable hosted Maine lawmakers to starve off municipal broadband plans.
It's exciting, but the move also doesn't necessarily mean the floodgates are open.
Here's what you need to know about the president's proposal and what it might mean for consumers.
"These prohibitions on municipal broadband were passed lightning-fast through state legislatures with tons of AT&T and cable company money behind them and they are blatantly anti-public." —Holmes Wilson, Fight for the Future