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Comment Re:The correct answer! (Score 1) 190

And probably never. In addition to the reasons that may have already been mentioned, FTTH provides a non-shared path to each house, while any wireless technology is almost by definition going to be shared by many people. I've seen some people talk about using multiple frequencies or modulation schemes to squeeze more bits out of wireless, but there is no reason the same things would not apply to fiber as well. Not to mention things like weather, interference, etc. Wireless might provide some type of stopgap or interim solution, but the end game is going to be fiber to each home.

Comment Re:Current plan (Score 2) 155

Yep. I have a Galaxy S3 and unlimited data and pay $68 per month (that includes a discount because I'm employed at a company that is a Verizon customer). I really would love to find a way to get a new phone and keep the unlimited data, but I don't think that's possible. I don't think they'll even let you buy a phone outright anymore and keep your unlimited. The funny thing is I use about 2 GB per month on average, so it's not even a big deal to me - just the principle of the matter.

Comment Re:No satire. No subtlety. Lame. (Score 1) 85

Agree. This is April Fools day, and this isn't going to fool anyone. It's just stupid. I think the spirit of April Fools Day is to try to come up with something that is believable enough that you can get people to believe it, at least for a short time. It's not a lying contest.

If it's worth hacking on well, it's worth hacking on for money.