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Verizon DSL vs Comcast Cable

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On Sun, 22 Feb 2004 19:35:13 -0500
"Bill Horne" <bill at> wrote:

> In other words, Phoenix.
> NYNEX bowed out after extensive field strength measurements revealed
> that less than 25% of suburban homes in the Boston area could receive
> an acceptable signal: the original deployment was in Phoenix, which
> has a much flatter landscape and a high plateau for the transmitters,
> not to mention a very different type of vegetation.
> There were trial baloons floated about floating trial baloons with
> transmitters on them. The FAA said "Never".
> Long story short: not enough long buildings, not enough stories on
> them; ergo, no sale.
It is more like lack of vision :-). 
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Jerry Feldman <gaf at>
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