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Submission + - Broader Broadband (

hhawk writes: Hey Buddy, can you spare 100 Mpbs hook up?

The US is lagging behind other countries in making high speed networking available to residential customers. You might think that market forces would be enough but the FCC has weighted in...

"Julius Genachowski, chairman of the Federal Communication Commission, has outlined his vision for broadband in America: 100 Mbps connections to 100 million homes. As part of an update on the National Broadband Plan due to Congress in mid-March, Genachowski sketched out a plan that would keep the U.S. competitive with other nations and enable 90 percent of the population to have and use broadband, up from about 65 percent today..."

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