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Re: ISP's In Uproar Over Verizon-MCI Merger
- From: Simon Waters
- Date: Thu Aug 25 03:53:52 2005
On Thursday 25 Aug 2005 5:27 am, Joel Jaeggli wrote:
> On Wed, 24 Aug 2005, Daniel Golding wrote:
> > This is an issue of both distribution and density, not just density.
> So you're saying the US is screwed because of unique geography? Or is that
> something poltical will can overcome?
Simple economics, most of the countries above the US it is simply a lot
cheaper and easier to provide broadband options to the majority of the
South Korea demonstrates political will can overcome most objections.
But I wouldn't think broadband coverage is a political priority. Besides
satellite coverage is available to those who think it is worth the money,
which I'd have thought was more in keeping with the American way, buy it if
you want it, don't expect the government to subsidise it (Perhaps a gross
simplification of the American way, but this is nanog, not