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Does redefining universal service help bridge the digital divide?

When there was a monopoly phone service prior to the 1984 divestiture, the prime directive in providing telecom was to "give exclusivity in the territory and we will provide universal service to everyone".

In exchange for getting exclusivity to a geographic subscriber base, the traditional phone companies ensured that everyone got service to their house or ......

Full article >>> ed modem" at 19.2 Kbps on a client's dial-up line.

They said the line wouldn't be able to support that type of speed and the tariff stated that dial-up lines were only guaranteed to support up to 4,800 bps (or 4.8 Kbps). The error detection and correction capabilities of that new modem could actually support that speed on an analog dial-up line. A huge myth was broken. Better technology ......

Full article >>> > Other major business and regulatory events occurred including the Hinsdale central office fire; the ubiquitous acceptance of cell phones; the MCI/WorldCom bankruptcy disaster; the consolidation of the cable TV industry; the Telecom Act of 1996; the emergence of new major players like AOL, Cisco and Google; the crash of the Nasdaq and the dot-com bubble; and other significance impacts such as Sep......

Full article >>> advisors are reading this because many bills and legislation that are being kicked around are laughable. What are the tradeoffs for universal service?

Maybe it's because they don't understand this very complex issue as much as they think they do. To paraphrase Geneen: rhetoric is easy; reengineering reality is not.

So What's the Definition?

If the definition of......

Full article >>> is the old T-1 standard speed that has been around for more than 40 years. The problem is you have some people getting giddy over the fact that they just installed a "high-speed line" into their house and they have 1.5 Mbps running to their PC.

Let's either concentrate on the definition of universal service or abandon it as a concept. It should have a framework like this:


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Source:wistechnology.com By Jim Carlini 05/25/06


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