Lawmakers: Is it time to let UTOPIA die?

Lawmakers: Is it time to let UTOPIA die?

By Vince Horiuchi The Salt Lake Tribune
Published Sep 19, 2012 09:31PM MDT
Executives of the UTOPIA fiber-optic network were met with blistering criticism by Utah lawmakers Wednesday, some wondering if the high-speed broadband network ought to just cut its losses and pull the plug. Members of the Revenue and Taxation Interim Committee were presented with the results of a scathing legislative audit into UTOPIA’s operations and finances that asserted the broadband company is failing because of poor management and wasteful spending. After the presentation, Rep. Jim Niels...
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