Not only are various ill-conceived broadband initiatives a waste of money, and not only are they actively delaying the deployment of sensible access technologies, but they also put peoples lives at risk.
Table of Contents
00:01:00 Alleged technology independence
00:01:40 Understanding—and ignoring—Nielsen’s law
00:05:13 Why DSL doesn’t work (except for increasingly fewer lucky ones)
00:07:00 Why supporting DSL is counterproductive in the long run
00:08:30 DSL reliability, emergency services, and killing people for profit