Vermont broadband Internet access sti...

Vermont broadband Internet access still hit-and-miss

There are 3 comments on the Bennington Banner story from Jul 25, 2010, titled Vermont broadband Internet access still hit-and-miss. In it, Bennington Banner reports that:

Marlene and Mike McCarty, real estate brokers who do much of their work at home less than four miles from the Vermont Statehouse, say they spend hundreds of dollars and hours each month on things they wouldn't have to if they had broadband Internet access.

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#1 Jul 27, 2010
So these idiots live out in the sticks and now they want tax dollars to subsidize expansion of broadband to their house. How about this: MOVE CLOSER TO TOWN!
Fletcher P

Ellsworth, ME

#2 Jul 27, 2010
we like the sticks to stay away from city slickers like you
Joey

Miami, FL

#3 Aug 7, 2010
It is heaven to work from home. I'm on the grid, on the bus route, but no broadband. 16 Miles from the capital. Is that the definition of Sticks? It would be a nice planet if we all stayed home... quieter, cleaner. Why are the prevalent telecommuters from India and China?

Sadly, without DSL or Cable, the only option is High Priced dialup, otherwise known as two-way satellite. Hughes and Wild Blue both have "Fair Access Policies" that reduce VPN (business) connections to 64k.

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