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Ariella
Ariella
7/16/2019 12:58:35 PM
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@Susan that is so true.

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Susan Fourtané
Susan Fourtané
7/15/2019 3:31:37 AM
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Re: So many
That's just one reason why it's paramount to always choose smart leadership with certain character attributions. Not everyone is suitable for the job.  

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Commisio44354
Commisio44354
7/12/2019 12:31:46 AM
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Re: So many
It has to do with the mentality of the inability of Government to do anything--and there lies the main challenge. 

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Susan Fourtané
Susan Fourtané
7/11/2019 9:23:08 PM
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Re: So many
It's a pity. So many people in rural areas are missing so much for not having proper broadband access. 

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Commisio44354
Commisio44354
7/11/2019 4:54:56 PM
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Re: So many
Local Government in the United States is not as flexible as you think Susan. 

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Susan Fourtané
Susan Fourtané
7/9/2019 8:49:08 AM
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Re: So many
There should be at least one service provider taking care of all that area. I wonder if there is a big infrastructure problem and local government unwilling to help.

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Susan Fourtané
Susan Fourtané
7/9/2019 8:44:35 AM
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Re: So many
I suspected that. I just didn't want to believe it. Because more and more and in all industries that seems to be the case. Why bother in doing anything that is going to help the community and improve their life and work if it doesn't represent a big income for the company? So sad. 

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mhhf1ve
mhhf1ve
7/8/2019 6:36:21 PM
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Re: So many
Multi-unit dwellings are also a money-maker for HOA management companies and other entities that basically charge a fee for living in a home in perpetuity. Not quite as predatory as mobile home park operators... but... 

https://time.com/5565832/john-oliver-mobile-homes-last-week-tonight/

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DonBrowne
DonBrowne
7/8/2019 4:47:22 PM
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Re: So many
In my rural town of 5,000 there are a suprising number of apartment buildings being started up, probably due to the high prices now showing up for single family homes that folks can't afford readily. Those buildings will be ripe for Gfast intallations.

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mhhf1ve
mhhf1ve
7/8/2019 3:06:39 PM
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Fixed wireless of various flavors is probably going to be the solution for rural areas -- as well as some urban areas to get "fiber-like" speeds to buildings that don't or can't get fiber easily. Gfast, as Alison stated, is not going to be going into rural areas anytime soon -- for the reasons she cited.

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