Many would argue that ICP+ILEC == Aforementioned duopoly.
On Mon, 14 Nov 2005, Blaine Christian wrote:
We are talking about an infrastructure that does not lend itself very
well to market forces. In many places FFTH and/or DSL from a single
carrier are becoming the only options. I would not count a 500ms
satellite hop as an option <grin>.
The cable industry claims 97% of the households passed in the US. Why
don't you consider it an option?