260 Million People On 100Mbps Broadband by 2020

With a push from the FCC, will broadband become a service similar to our telephone landline network of old?  Here is a What’s On My PC – Web Clip from ars technica on this very subject.

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FCC wants 260 million people on 100Mbps broadband by 2020

By Nate Anderson | Last updated February 16, 2010 1:58 PM

Finally, the FCC has had it with “small ball”—and the agency is at last detailing some big-picture aspirational goals for US broadband. By 2020, the National Broadband Plan calls for 100 million homes to have 100Mbps Internet access, and the US should have the world’s largest “ultra-high-speed broadband testbeds.” In addition, Internet adoption rates should hit at least 90 percent—way up from the current 65 percent.   read more…

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2 Responses to 260 Million People On 100Mbps Broadband by 2020

  1. g says:

    I can’t disclose who but I just provided a proposal to install about 800 miles of fiber and wireless access in rural areas. The fed gov is funding it.

  2. Ramblinrick says:

    G,

    That is great; especially that it is hitting the rural areas. I am from a rural area in Western Maryland and your internet options is dialup or satellite and that’s it. Good luck on the proposal.

    Rick

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