The move will also help Comcast and Verizon compete with AT&T...
Comcast. Compete. Ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha!!! That was a good joke.
The money has been squandered on a perpetual war that began in 2001. As of 2013, the combined costs of the US wars in Afghanistan and Iraq were estimated at $4 trillion. That money equally divided amongst all Americans amounts to roughly $1000 / person / year.
Lavish spending can be disastrous. Don't buy any lavishes for a while.