One of the arguments against regulating the internet as utility is that nobody "needs" the internet. However many of the same people claim the US Postal Service needs to be disbanded or privatized because nobody uses snail mail anymore.
So what does the future hold? You'll have to fork over big money for LTE or cable internet just for the privilege to pay your bills, or you'll have to pay about the same amount of money on private mail couriers should the USPS go away. Either way big corporations will get their cut from you.