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Joe Stanganelli
Joe Stanganelli
1/30/2019 11:09:27 PM
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Re: Network updates
@Ariella: Sometimes it's not a matter of cost or technical feasibility. In the case of HOAs and condo associations, the board may have a contract with a particular provider. In the case of some unscrupulous board members, there may be political, familial, or other not-on-the-up-and-up reasons for this.

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Susan Fourtané
Susan Fourtané
1/27/2019 3:19:02 AM
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Re: Network updates
Ariella -- It's because of those differences that is impossible to generalize. You will always find enough variety to make you see that there is always something that is better and something that is worse than X in  each place you visit.

And always comparing every place just with X is not a good thing to do either. It's much better to make a list of what you find good and bad from each place.

And of course, this perception is always going to be influenced by your own individual thinking, personality, preferences, and so many other things that make up an individual. 

 

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Ariella
Ariella
1/26/2019 6:46:30 PM
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Re: Network updates
@Susan, I see, yes, based on your exprerience, you'd know that there are vast differences among the different countries. 

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Susan Fourtané
Susan Fourtané
1/26/2019 4:20:47 PM
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Broadband Forum
Mike: Edit the title in your messages. We have been leaving a spammy link in the subject line. 

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Susan Fourtané
Susan Fourtané
1/26/2019 4:20:03 PM
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Broadband Forum
Don: edit the title in your messages. We have been leaving a spammy link in the subject line. 

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Susan Fourtané
Susan Fourtané
1/26/2019 4:09:13 PM
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Re: Network updates
Ariella: The thing is that I don't believe in generalizations. I also travel a lot all the time around Europe (not holidays, I mean staying in the place for a longer periods) and I can tell his generalization doesn't apply to many places in Europe. So that's why I believe he should not generalize to "around the world."

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DonBrowne
DonBrowne
1/25/2019 11:23:23 AM
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As noted the speed issues are quickly being solved (except perhaps in rural areas) so the next leap forward for providers will be in the area of "delivering a high-quality broadband experience," solving latency issues and customer experience overall as video delivery becomes a primary product in years to come.

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Commisio44354
Commisio44354
1/25/2019 10:15:55 AM
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I will also continue to remain hopeful as we all are witness to the evolution at hand.    There is no real choice-is there? 

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Susan Fourtané
Susan Fourtané
1/24/2019 10:53:00 PM
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Broadband
... as they are those who make the real power of broadband available. There are service providers offering a service that seems to be taken back from at least a decade ago. That's not being focused on services or in the customer for that matter. 

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Ariella
Ariella
1/22/2019 1:19:46 PM
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Gigamaster
Re: Network updates
@Susan you have a more optimistic outlook?

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