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    U.S. Home Broadband: Overpriced..by how much!?

    http://gigaom.com/2014/01/16/two-cha...-broadband-is/


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    The U.S. is taking a beating in the price of broadband in a recent series of charts issued by research firm Point Topic. It ranks 58 out of 90 countries for cost of broadband.
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    Despite the deployments of a few gigabit networks by Google and the spread of faster cable technology, U.S. broadband is falling behind. It’s expensive both as a monthly bill and on a per-megabit basis when compared to the rest of the world. For example, at $89 per month on average, U.S. residents pay more for broadband than residents in 57 other countries including Canada, Bulgaria, Colombia and the U.K. That’s right, the U.S. ranks 58 out of 90 countries.

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    Broadband is government subsidized in most of the rest of the world. US retail bread prices are artificially low for the same reason.

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