The Stack

While driving home I was listening to NPR, the story was: When It Comes To High-Speed Internet, U.S. ‘Falling Way Behind’. It was pointing out how much we pay for a much slower service compared to other countries. When you compare our fastest connection in the U.S to Stockholm, Sweden; there for about $25 a month you can get a 100 times faster connection for a 17th of the price. Aside from pointing out how bad Americans are being cheated, what really grabbed my attention was how they connected this issue to innovation and opportunities in the world. By not moving forward in this industry how can the U.S expect to be competitive in a world where other countries are easily giving access to their future generations to this vast world of information.

The political issues with access to high speed internet probably has nothing to do with the city…

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