Complacent Telcos Deliver Americans Third Rate Broadband Service At High Prices


By Bruce Upbin – If you want cheap, fast Internet, move to Lafayette, La., or better yet, Paris. The New America Foundation released on Thursday “The Cost Of Connectivity,” a global study comparing triple-play bundles (broadband, video, voice) in a few dozen cities worldwide.

Not surprisingly, it underscores just how badly America lags the world in broadband speeds and prices. This inferiority is almost purely a function of the lack of true competition and pro-consumer regulation in the telecom industry. more> http://tinyurl.com/d6tqdax

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