Government mandating of prices

The FCC isn’t even going back to the perfectly great speeds of 2015. Because as is always the case with government minimum and maximum mandates – the results would have been simply, extraordinarily awful.They are more than doubling them – download upped from 4 Mbps to 10 Mbps. You’ll need to ensure your business is ready to support electronic invoicing when the mandates go into effect.Secondly, there’s no doubt that these initiatives will spill over into the B2B landscape.What did the government mandating a sixfold increase in “broadband” – actually accomplish? And if the government determines that the private sector is failing to adequately deploy broadband – the government thereby grants itself permission to greatly increase its role in broadband deployment.In 2015, the government six-fold-plus increased its definition of “broadband.” And in 2016, here are some of the very first sentences of its 2016 “Broadband Progress Report”: “While the nation continues to make progress in broadband deployment, many Americans still lack access to advanced, high-quality voice, data, graphics and video offerings….

Government gets to interlope – if government says it gets to interlope. Which also gets us fake news headlines like this: US Fails its Annual Broadband Deployment Test at FCC Thankfully, the Donald Trump Administration’s FCC is undoing the Obama FCC’s ridiculous mandated minimum – and thereby un-triggering the government’s self-appointment to unnecessarily impose itself upon the broadband marketplace.

Which gives the big-government-advocates the vapors. And which gets us fake news headlines like this: Maybe Americans Don’t Need Fast Home Internet Service, FCC Suggests We the Consumers find our broadband to be marvelous. (Let us not confuse upset with customer service – with upset with service performance.


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