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Verizon broadband plan is a wing and a prayer, AT&T’s is practical

Broadband in the US is in a mess. There are two bodies of opinion on what will change it – repeal the Net Neutrality rules embodied by placing broadband under the Title II legislation, or throw brand new wireless technology at it. The truth is that neither are guaranteed, and the reason is straight forward – this is due to lack of competition in broadband in the US, where in many parts of the country there is just one, usually rather slow, broadband provider. Double up on competition and prices would almost certainly fall, resulting in less money being available to spend on broadband capex. That’s the modern equivalent of Catch 22. Eliminate Net Neutrality and cash would surely flow…

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