The Broadband wars need recruits

The Broadband wars need recruits

Summary: If you lived in Orem, Utah, a town of nearly 100,000 people south of Salt Lake, you'd be able to sign up for 10Mbs symmetric broadband service from a small, local ISP, MSTAR. How did this little ISP pull off this feat?

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If you lived in Orem, Utah, a town of nearly 100,000 people south of Salt Lake, you'd be able to sign up for 10Mbs symmetric broadband service from a small, local ISP, MSTAR. How did this little ISP pull off this feat? With a lot of help. MSTAR offers the service, but it doesn't own the infrastructure. The infrastructure is owned by UTOPIA, a consortium of

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  • Nice try.

    Nice story. Too bad the WiMAX steamroller stops for no man - or state governments. Start you own telco - plug in a WiMAX router! Really, the future is cables for electricity and WiMAX for EVERYTHING ELSE! Am I just talking to myself, or is anyone paying attention? This disruptive paradigm shift will happen sooner than later, ignore it at your own peril.
    Roger Ramjet