Broadband for All

Filed in Gather News Channel by on October 18, 2009 0 Comments

I was listening to NPR earlier, and there was a segment that I found of particular interest. Finland is making broadband a public right.

Soon, everyone in that nation will have the right to broadband internet access if they desire it. Companies must provide it throughout the nation. No longer will anyone have to be at the disadvantage of either having slow service or no service at all.

Finland is the first country to make such a move. However, I can see other progressive nations following suit. It simply makes sense given that everything from banking to shopping to communicating with one’s family tends to be done online.

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