Santa Monica, CA
·Time Warner Cable
|reply to Yello |
Re: The next Bell System
said by Yello :Actually, they can, unless the FCC reverses itself.
Verizon's legacy wireline business is regulated and publicly funded via USF. They cannot just force people onto FiOS abandon the copper.
But revisiting forbearance would not solve anything.
The problem is the underlying cost of FTTH - a price most consumers are unwilling to pay. Re-regulating telco would result in higher, not lower prices overall.