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Mr Matt

Eustis, FL
·Embarq Now Centu..

Split the cable and telephone companies.

Split the cable and telephone industry into regulated wired connection providers and service providers. The wired connection providers would deliver the signal to the consumer. Each voice, internet and entertainment service provider would lease bandwidth on the wired connection providers network. That is the way dial up internet service worked. The cost of telephone service was regulated. The ISP subscribed to the number of lines required to provide adequate service to their customers. During the era of dial up internet there were many independent ISP's. Failure. In 1995 my employer charged $25.00 per month for a 14.4 Kbps dial up connection. By 2002 one could subscribe to a 53Kbps dial up connection for $9.95 per month. All of the subsidies to the telephone and cable industry should be transferred to the wired service providers requiring the wired service providers to use the money to enhance their networks.