Social Distancing, The Digital Divide, and Fixing This Going Forward

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Great article from Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) telling us to hurry up and get to work. From the article:

“Our own analysis of the world’s fastest ISP demonstrates how the financials work for fiber networks. That ISP is located in the United States, built and run by the local government of Chattanooga, Tennessee. Once a portion of their network had subscribers, their revenue from $70 a month for gigabit service outpaced their costs for the entire network. In other words, after they reached a certain number of customers, their profits grew faster than their costs. That profit allowed them to stretch the network further and further. In fact, because of the unique nature of fiber wires, they were able to upgrade to a 10 gigabit network with only a tiny additional investment.”

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