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    • https://arstechnica.com/information-technology/2017/04/att-brings-fiber-to-rich-areas-while-the-rest-are-stuck-on-dsl-study-finds/ http://www.dslreports.com/shownews/ATT-Faces-Lawsuit-Over-Failure-to-Upgrade-Poor-Areas-139442   Would be curious to see an exact map vs income of where theyve done this in Raleigh/Triangle. 
    • Building infrastructure is expensive, especially as each locale has it's own challenges, rules, regulations, etc.  On top of that, you have incumbents who do not want competition, and use their political influence to prevent or delay pole attachment, etc.  The end result is the ROI is low in the short term, and the bean counters don't like that.
    • So, despite Google running fiber TV and radio ads in the local market, they may not actually continue with implementing the project by distributing fiber from the various huts that have been completed all over the Triangle? Does anyone know why they have failed in what seemed like an impossible-to-fail venture? I don't get it.
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