FCCs RFC for the Definition of Broadband
jbates at brightok.net
Fri Aug 28 09:19:50 CDT 2009
Joe Greco wrote:
> We've *already* subsidized the telcos $200 billion for a next generation
> broadband-capable plant, that was supposed to be LEC-neutral...
Yeah, not every telco participated, though the RBOCs sure did.
> So, we've *already* paid the plant cost, and we've gotten nothing much in
Looking at just Oklahoma, I'm not sure AT&T could get even 200kb to
every household for $200b.
More interesting, I'd be curious to see how well NSP's could handle the
increase in traffic if every house support 45mb of Internet (not local
video/voice). I'd love to see some good data on how the average
throughput changes as the rates go up, especially with the continued
increase of higher bandwidth video.
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