|Re: Broadband Competition Must Surely be Working|
|Garrett Wollman (firstname.lastname@example.org)|
Fri, 26 Aug 2005 20:37:48 UTC
In article <email@example.com>,|
> I don't agree about the barriers. As I mentioned, our local cable
Your local cable company was granted a monopoly on cable TV service in
> Two years ago we had a massive blackout thanks to this "new model".
Completely false. You had a massive blackout because the (regulated)
> Today the national grid is carrying far more power than
There is no "national grid", unless you're referring to the
>> The barriers to entry in "local loop" services are so high ...
> If that is true -- local loop is so hard to build -- why wasn't the
"Everyone Knew" that you couldn't carry even 100 MHz of television
> my local Bell company wanted to sell me long distance, they were
You don't believe, I hope, that they give you "a good deal" out of the
> Who gets to decide what is a "natural monopoly"?
The economy does. I don't have the definition available off the top
> MY phone rates went up to pay for a new telco building to house
What makes you think you didn't benefit from having that choice?
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