last mile, regulatory incentives, etc
paul at paulgraydon.co.uk
Fri Mar 23 20:54:35 CDT 2012
On 03/23/2012 02:18 PM, Michael Painter wrote:
> Randy Bush wrote:
>> what a silly question. lining the telcos' pockets. american so called
>> 'broadband' is a joke and a scam.
> Really. This is from the Governor's "Hawaii Broadband Initiative"
> speedtest website:
> "The indication of above average or below average is based on a
> comparison of the actual test result to the current NTIA definition of
> broadband which is 768 kbps download and 200 kbps upload. Any test
> result above the NTIA definition is considered above average, and any
> result below is considered below average."
To be fair to the initiative at least its goal is for universal access
to 1Gbps by 2018, something they term 'ultra-high-speed' (not sure where
that definition comes from): http://hawaii.gov/gov/broadband-policy-outline/
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