reply to jjeffeory
said by jjeffeory:Because everyone in rural areas HAS to have streaming Internet video and online PC gaming with huge updates. In fact it should be a BASIC HUMAN RIGHT. And SOMEBODY ought to pay for it.
This is why we need a government option who will do it without regard to ROI. This needs to be done in the rural areas.
Yep, sounds good. Not.
KrKHeavy Artillery For The Little GuyPremium
All they have to do is break the duopoly/monopoly mentality of current incumbents.
Allow true competition and the problem would resolve itself without needing the Government to actually provide service.
"Fascism should more properly be called corporatism because it is the merger of state and corporate power." -- Benito Mussolini
reply to MyDogHsFleas
Maybe rual areas do not the fastest connection, but they should have something better than dialup without ridiculous caps.
This is very similar to the electricity argument. 99% of everyone should be able to get it in this country...