But far, FAR more even.
You can easily build a business selling internet service in New York City.
But then, isn't that the point of a municipal corporation... serving the municipality?
But would a state ran corporation do any better? The places in the middle of nowhere would still be the last to get anything, if at all. I grew up in rural Ohio... a large number of roads where I grew up were either dirt or gravel... and roads are a governmental function. State Governments and their associated corporations are heavily influenced by politics, where does most of the pork go? To where most of the voters are of the party in power... that means suburbia... the same general areas that are seeing deployments of fiber now.
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