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RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C. – The fight over municipalities in North Carolina launching their own cable TV and broadband Internet services is heating up again at the General Assembly.

“Heading into this week’s start of the legislative session, the telecommunications industry backed a proposal that would force cities to get voter approval to borrow money to build or repair their systems,” The Associated Press reports.

Salisbury is gearing up to launch its own service, and the city of Wilson already offers 100 megabit speeds online.

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