New minimum speed for US broadband connections

David wb8foz at
Sat May 29 13:49:10 UTC 2021

> Note, the official broadband definition only means service providers can't
> advertise it as "broadband" or **qualify for subsidies**; not that they must
> deliver better service.

This seems to be the point most respondents are missing....

No entity is blocking slower than X deployments; the 64 million dollar 
err bit question is what qualifies.

(I'd be happy if it also excluded "5 Gee" if that squelched the endless 
tsunami of ads on same.)

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