Internet service customers paying for inefficiency


Brock Barrow Broadband service, I think.

Brock Barrow Broadband service, I think.
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By David Lazarus – Public officials in Europe and Asia were quick to realize the economic and social opportunities that broadband afforded. So they adopted policies designed to ensure highly competitive markets that would foster innovation and lower prices

One key element of these policies is requiring that broadband capacity — the actual pipes and wires — be shared among competing service providers, thus doing away with the necessity for every company to dig its own trenches and string its own cables.

This runs contrary to the American approach, which was based on the notion that telecom companies wouldn’t invest in new technologies unless they could keep their networks to themselves. more> http://tinyurl.com/d7zoq5t

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