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Comment: WOMBAT! (Score 1) 182

by Sparkle (#35243468) Attached to: National Broadband Map Shows Digital Divide

Yes my friends this is your typical government Waste Of Money Brains and Time!

What is wrong you say? Well just suppose I went to my location and found some coverage. For me that would be wireless only as there is not cable or DSL within miles and that leaves only wireless.

Now I zoom it in and see it is covered. Big question is, covered by WHOM? I have guv'mint assurance that I can get it but no clue where to sign up. Thank you for nothing tax payers er bureau rats.

Comment: Pipe Dream (Score 1) 111

by Sparkle (#31424782) Attached to: US Considers Some Free Wireless Broadband Service

Seems to me the target for this stuff would be the un-served rural population. There are millions of us out here who will be dead and gone long before we get even DSL service. You are looking at huge areas with insufficient population to support any "for profit" service except possibly wireless.

That brings us to the infrastructure needed. You have to have towers, power, radios, antennas, and back haul. Just because you make the spectrum "free" and declare service free does not put the necessary equipment in place.

Maybe they will pay for it with the surplus funds they make from 0bama health care.

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+ - Can Google Adsense finance Ron Paul's Campaign?

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