Today's Hard|Forum Post
Today's Hard|Forum Post

Friday July 20, 2012

Broadband: U.S. Consumers Pay More For Less

Studies like this are downright embarrassing. Anyone want to take a guess as to why people in Hong Kong get 500/500Mbps for the same price we pay for 25/2Mbps? frown

The results add weight to a growing body of evidence that suggests that the U.S. is lagging behind many of its international counterparts, most of whom have much higher levels of competition and, in turn, offer lower prices and faster Internet service. It suggests that policymakers need to re-evaluate our current policy approaches to increase competition and encourage more affordable high-speed Internet service in the U.S.