Re: cr> re: regulations


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Richard Moore wrote:

>I don't agree. Telecom costs are going down sharply, with fiber so cheap,
>bandwidth is increasing. Not to mention satellites. More companies are
>getting into Internet service provision. Rates are going down, not up.
>With multiple paths into the home, the basis for a monopoly is lacking.
It's true that *costs* are going down.  But *rates* are going up -- and up
and up and up!  Local rates, ISDN rates, even long distance rates for small
And the alternative delivery systems are a long way from being competitive
or widely affordable.  Have you priced a cellular phone lately?

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