[sllug-members]: Comcast_Is_Starting_The_Tiered_Internet_Whether_We_Like_It_or_Not

Clint Savage herlo1 at gmail.com
Tue Aug 21 11:52:22 MDT 2007


On 8/21/07, u235sentinel <u235sentinel at gmail.com> wrote:
> Unfortunately Comcast doesn't care.  They are a Government sponsored
> monopoly and will do whatever they please to whomever they please.
>
> The ONLY way this can be solved it with an infrastructure as provided by
> Utopia or Verizon FioS.
>
> Speaking of which.  Did you guys know you already paid for a 45 Meg pipe
> to your home and that other countries such as Japan and Korea already on
> average enjoy speeds in excess of 45 Megs to the home?
>
> I posted it on my blog the last few days.  Very insightful.  Next time
> someone says you didn't pay for it, actually, you did.  In the tune of
> 200 Billion.  Oh and that's the conservative number I've seen.
>
> At least cities such as White City, Draper and Farmington are starting
> to look at joining Utopia now that S.B. 66 wasn't renewed.  Thank God!
>
>
> http://comcastissue.blogspot.com
>

This is what I was talking about.  I think its lame that Comcast
thinks their giving us great speeds when we should *already* have this
capability.  Its *not* a technical limitation, its an artificial one.



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