[funsec] Not so fast, broadband providers tell big users (fwd)

Jamie Bowden jamie at photon.com
Thu Mar 15 12:30:32 UTC 2007


s/our exchanges/our urban exchanges/

And even then, not so much.  I have cable or nothing, and I live in
Fairfax Co.  41k line feet from my house to the exchange.  In rural
areas, most of the population far outside of DSL range.

Jamie Bowden
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Iain Bowen <alaric at alaric.org.uk>
 

> -----Original Message-----
> From: owner-nanog at merit.edu [mailto:owner-nanog at merit.edu] On 
> Behalf Of Frank Bulk
> Sent: Wednesday, March 14, 2007 11:23 PM
> To: 'NANOG list'
> Subject: RE: [funsec] Not so fast, broadband providers tell 
> big users (fwd)
> 
> 
> Could you please clarify that comment?  USF has made it 
> possible for us to
> serve DSL to almost every customer in our exchanges.
> 
> Frank 
> 
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Frank Bulk 
> Sent: Wednesday, March 14, 2007 6:50 AM
> To: NANOG list
> Subject: Re: [funsec] Not so fast, broadband providers tell 
> big users (fwd)
> 
> 
> 
> On Mar 13, 2007, at 11:19 AM, Daniel Senie wrote:
> 
> > A universal service charge could be applied to all bills, with the  
> > funds going to subsidize rural areas.
> 
> This is already done in the U.S., to no discernible effect.
> 
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