Broadband in the US is expensive and slow compared to many other first world countries. Don’t believe it? Check out the study released last year by Harvard’s Berkman Center for Internet & Society done on behalf of the Federal Communications Commission. Rick Karr (engadget.com) delivers an excellent post with some links to further study. He solidly points his finger at and encourages government regulators.
At a time when everything seems to be difficult and many are complaining about too much regulation, Karr has made an interesting note: regulators can increase competition as well. So why isn’t there more competition?