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Comments on news posted 2014-03-10 07:34:02: • SoftBank's CEO Wants U.S. Mobile Industry to Follow Japan's Lead. Um, No Thanks. [forbes.com] • Minnesota: Broadband is state economic imperative [startribune. ..



buzz_4_20

join:2003-09-20
Limestone, ME
Reviews:
·ObiVoice
·Pioneer Wireless

The solution to our broadband woes is so fair and practical...

Just what it says...
The solutions posed in that article will never take hold in this country.
Republicans will say it's killing jobs... and it'll get shot down.

By having to work as common carriers, the ISPs would actually have to compete, and that doesn't make investors happy.


firedrakes

join:2009-01-29
Arcadia, FL

dam thats post was like fox news lying out their ass


elray

join:2000-12-16
Santa Monica, CA
Reviews:
·Time Warner Cable
·EarthLink

The solution?

The cable industry has taken all the risks in the past 15 years, investing again and again in local plant, while telco has been lax, mostly willing to milk its existing copper - the result has been an exodus to cable broadband, which continues to offer more speed for less money every successive year.

And yet, we have nimrods proposing to reward cable's efforts with ... confiscation.