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(Federal Communications Commission) FCC Raises Minimum Broadband Speed to 25 Mbps: “You may have thought you had a nice, zippy Internet connection at home, but if it’s less than 25 Mbps, you can’t describe it as ‘broadband’ anymore….
“(T)he Federal Communications Commission voted to change the definition of broadband Internet.
Republican President Richard Nixon imposed (wage and) price controls – maximums on what can be charged. It was a part of Nixon government-mandating flurry that was subsequently dubbed “The Nixon Shock.” That doesn’t sound very good: “The centerpiece of the Nixon Shock was its controls on prices.
In a market economy, freely fluctuating prices are the nervous system that coordinates supply and demand….
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Those of us who understand rudimentary economics – and/or those of us who have paid any attention at all to the last half century-plus – know the government mandating maximums and minimums is a ridiculously bad idea.
Only when President Reagan finally lifted the controls on oil and gasoline in 1981 did the specter of short supplies finally disappear.” So government maximum mandates don’t work. Minimum Wage Hikes Are Causing Businesses to Cut Jobs Why Raising The Minimum Wage Kills Jobs More Evidence That Increasing Minimum Wage Kills Jobs The Evidence Is Piling Up That Higher Minimum Wages Kill Jobs Because…duh.
Which gives the big-government-advocates the vapors. And which gets us fake news headlines like this: Maybe Americans Don’t Need Fast Home Internet Service, FCC Suggests We the Consumers find our broadband to be marvelous. (Let us not confuse upset with customer service – with upset with service performance.
They are two entirely different things.) Until something comes along that requires more broadband than video – we’re really quite good.
Significant progress in broadband deployment has been made….
However, the Commission finds that these advances are not enough to ensure that advanced telecommunications capability is being deployed to all Americans in a timely way.