Reply to post: Re: Why is it Large and Small Western Countries Have Such SLOOOW InterNet?

UK.gov pushes ahead with legal right to 10Mbps

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Re: Why is it Large and Small Western Countries Have Such SLOOOW InterNet?

> Fibre optic cables can be run along railway rights-of-way

Already done (BRT -> Racal -> Global Crossing -> Level3)

> or inder-sea cabling - no digging needed.

You've missed the point here. It's the "last mile" from the exchange (or cabinet) to the property which is the problem. The exchanges themselves are *already* fibre-connected, as are many of the PCP cabinets.

Very few properties back out onto railway lines or the beach.

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