US Lags Behind Other Countries In Deployment, Availability Of Broadband


http://www.cnn.com/2010/TECH/web/07/20/fcc.broadband.access/

…”The documented failure to connect millions upon millions of Americans disproves previous FCC findings that broadband is being reasonably and timely deployed.”

While the adoption of broadband has grown “significantly” over the last decade, “we still have a long way to go to ensure that all Americans have broadband access,” Copps said.

High-speed internet providers have said it is not economically feasible for them to install broadband in areas with few potential subscribers….

If a person were paranoid, they could get the idea that there’s a conspiracy to keep the rural South unconnected and unsophisticated. I don’t actually believe that (do I?), but it’s a convenient by-product. When your only source of information is TV…

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Author: Bill

Stumbling down the Middle Path, one day at a time.

One thought on “US Lags Behind Other Countries In Deployment, Availability Of Broadband”

  1. And they laugh at us in Asia like we’d laugh at someone on dial-up. Remember when the US prided itself at being at the forefront of technology? When did we stop manufacturing and innovating and changeover to kicking out a zillion pointless reality “stars?”

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