2020 Georgia Code
Title 46 - Public Utilities and Public Transportation
Chapter 5 - Telephone Service
Article 7 - Competitive Emerging Communications Technologies
- Pursuant to Code Section 28-9-5, in 2006, Article 6, as enacted by Ga. L. 2006, p. 641, § 2/SB 120, was redesignated as Article 7, and Article 6 as enacted by Ga. L. 2006, p. 682, was redesignated as Article 8.Editor's notes.
- Ga. L. 2006, p. 641, § 1, not codified by the General Assembly, provides that: "The General Assembly finds:
"(1) That it is in the public interest to encourage deployment of the emerging communications technologies of broadband service, voice over Internet protocol, and wireless service by expressly removing any power the Georgia Public Service Commission may have to set the rates and the terms and conditions for the offering of such services within Georgia;
"(2) That market based competition is the best mechanism for the selection and setting of such rates, terms, and conditions for such emerging communications technologies and to encourage the adoption and use of such services by Georgia consumers; and
"(3) That Georgia's consumers need timely and accurate information as to the actual cost and levels of delivered service in order to make informed market based choices among competing offerings of such emerging communications technologies."