So why don't US citizens get this?
karnaugh at karnaugh.za.net
Sun Jul 27 08:46:43 UTC 2008
On 2008/07/27 10:18 AM Randy Bush wrote:
> the fact is that real 100m/100m is about USD30/mo in japan. in the
> states, i pay about USD90 for 256k/768k. as far as the internet is
> concerned, the united states is a third world country.
I currently pay (converted from ZAR to USD) $40/m for 192k/384k DSL.
That gives me a pair to the exchange DSLAM, no internet. On top of
that, I pay $10/m for each GB used on that line.
My average spend on plain old POTS DSL is $100/m.
If the US is the third world of telecoms, S.A. is the 50th world.
Please /do/ moan about government incompetence, drug induced
legislation and failure for the stupidest people on this earth to
understand free market economy (and where it works).
Please /don't/ pretend to be in the worst position out there, because
I have some gruelling stories to tell... :)
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