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silbaco
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reply to FFH

Re: jobs...

Perhaps, but much of the work for telecom, IT, and even developers is going to be done on business class connections that are not really part of these results. And I can't think of any of these jobs that require speeds in excess of 10mbps at home to do their work. Faster speeds may be nicer, but not necessarily necessary. Heck, most people can do their work on a 5mbps connection. It just isn't ideal.



FFH
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said by silbaco:

Perhaps, but much of the work for telecom, IT, and even developers is going to be done on business class connections that are not really part of these results. And I can't think of any of these jobs that require speeds in excess of 10mbps at home to do their work. Faster speeds may be nicer, but not necessarily necessary. Heck, most people can do their work on a 5mbps connection. It just isn't ideal.

And there is the chicken or egg phenomenon, which comes 1st? Does a state with a lot of high tech jobs already, lead to a demand for high speed broadband expansion? Or does a state with a lot of high speed broadband deployment, turn in to a state with a lot of high tech employment?
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