Consumers don't want milk! If they did vendors in Africa would be more than willing to provide it. But in the mean time it's easier to assume across the board customers would never drink milk if available and charge for water at 90%+ profit.
The whole idea of the cloud is that companies can often provide remote mass storage cheaper than you can. Plus there is security (fire, theft, etc) of remote backups. Imagine users backing up their whole computers over internet or mom and pop workplaces sharing local area networks regardless of having buildings spread out around town.
There are so many uses for high speed internet saying there is no desire for it is like saying someone who never tried milk (or say even rode in a car) could NEVER find a use for it if it was made available at an affordable price.
When useful services become available at an affordable price there is a adoption curve up to market saturation. The problem is these prices/speed go against monopoly low speeds and 2-5GB caps gouging business practices. So these monopolies will NEVER allow you so have it regardless of what you want or could use. They will say the only thing they are willing to say... Telling you/government that YOU truly would never want affordable high speed service. So why try break the caps model? --
A democracy cannot exist as a permanent form of government. It can only exist until the corporations discover that money can elect representatives to vote themselves a monopoly, buy media to blame 'The Godless' and forced price inflation on the public.