Friday, October 30, 2015

VTel's broadband project complete but not fully operational

A statewide wireless broadband system paid for, in part, by the federal government is complete, according to the agency that funded the project. But state officials say many Vermonters are still waiting for service.
http://cpa.ds.npr.org/vpr/audio/2015/10/Vtel_Cabot_VPR_News_20151029.mp3

2 comments :

  1. The Federal agency is only saying that the fiber optic cable has been run. That's their notion of 'complete'. The cable running past your home is useless if you aren't connected to it. That's the situation in some parts of the state. Apparently Micky G. wants another handout for his part of that process.

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  2. chuck gregory10/31/15, 9:45 AM

    It used to be that people who ran a business took pride in being the best in their field. They fought for the reputation of being better than their competition. Today the reputation they fight for is having the most profit.

    It started with the likes of Richard Viguerie, who promoted the idea of "maximizing shareholder value." That meant stiffing the employees and the public. Don't expect to see those unconnected customers connected when a business isn't run to maximize customer satisfaction and its own corporate health.

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