Ah, the internet; the place where you can get entertainment and news on the go. It’s even useful for talking to your loved ones. Can you do all of those things at once? Well, maybe, provided you have a fast internet connection (rare in rural areas), and a lot of money to spend on it. Why do those prices always go up? Monopolies! Can you do anything about those? Maybe!

EPISODE MISTAKES/NOTES: The Connect America Fund defines broadband as 10Mbps Down, 1Mbps up. We disagree with this definition.


ISP Monopolies:

Municipal Internet:

Connect America Fund:

Business Insider, 21 January 2020, ‘My internet company charges me twice as much for internet as other companies because I have no choice, but 5G will fix that

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