Showing 2 ideas for tag "competition"

Fixed Broadband

Allow Municipalities to create ISPs

Why not ensure that cities will be able to create their own ISPs if the company operating in the area refuses to improve their service. I've heard of cities getting sued over this, ISPs claim cities have an unfair advantage in that they have access to lines of credit private companies normally wouldn't. While that's unfair, its also unfair to deny an area access to new technologies even when they're willing to pay for... more »


18 votes

International Lessons

Shared/open high-speed networks across telecom operators

Follow The Economist's lead: "The best solution would be to require telecoms operators to open their high-speed networks to rivals on a wholesale basis, as is the case almost everywhere in the industrialised world."

America thrives when business and governments converge to compete and regulate according to our principles of free trade, open market access and vigorous competition. The internet and broadband access should... more »


2 votes