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January 8, 2002 4:39 AM


The Washington Post has an article about the slow rollout of broadband services in the US. There's some discussion about the issue at Slashdot too. Now, here's my story.

I live in a pretty nice neighborhood in Northern Virginia in a recently constructed 'planned urban development' (PUD). This particular PUD has a few thousand homes in it and dwelling within them are a lot of dotcommers because this area of the country is a major communications hub housing such companies as Worldcom, AOL, Exodus, PSInet, Adelphia and Verizon. In fact, all of these companies have facilities within 5 miles of my house and I can almost see Exodus from my window as I type this. Not one of them is able to provide high speed access to me. Maybe I should break into Exodus with an ethernet cable in hand...