Litigation, Communication Law

Communication Law: Broadband Legislation and the One Touch/Make Ready Ordinance


In this session, Brad Lampley will give an overview of the friction between rural/government-owned utilities and private carriers regarding rural broadband access. He will discuss the background of the issue, the main players, the epicenter of the issue, and details of the legislation. Next, Will Helou will give an overview of the One Touch Make Ready Ordinance passed by Metro Council in 2016. He will also discuss the litigation issues brought on by AT&T and Comcast.

SAVE MONEY: Use the prepaid CLE credits that come with your TBA Complete Membership and take this course for free. Not a TBA member? Join now to start saving.  

These are important topics that were very thoughtfully discussed. Both presenters did an outstanding job.


Course Pricing
  • Section: 35.00
  • Member: 45.00
  • Non-Member: 75.00
TBA members who are judges, lawmakers and law students can take TBA CLE onsite courses at no charge for the programming. There may be a separate charge if meals, special materials or other premium features are involved.
Course InformationHighlights
  • Flexible to your schedule
  • Viewable on desktop or mobile devices
  • Discount for Communication Law Section Members
Course Credits Dual Credits: 0.00
General Credits: 1.00
Total Credits: 1

This program will be filed for Tennessee CLE credit. Please email a request to for Georgia and Mississippi CLE credit.