The telephone companies are asking for the same ability to sell
services over the same physical line. Cable companies didn't make
Internet service slower when they add more private services, why do
people expect the telephone companies to make their Internet service
worse when the telephone companies add private services to their
Because they're telephone companies.
Because they can't manufacture bandwidth that isn't there. Cable
broadband with a fraction of the loop capacity. For telco's to offer
service, they have to take from the aggregate capacity. It's a zero
and for the telco's to get more, the subscribers get less.