Re: A question about cost:value of access in the US
I'm paying $65/month for 40/5 service. I could get 100 Mb for that price from the cable company, but they have too many outages around here. My DSL almost never goes down. There's a small localish fiber company currently wiring my city, they were supposed to have service to my address last year but between the pandemic and a huge storm that swept through the area and caused them months in repair work it got pushed back to this year.
Looks like I'll be able to get 100 Mb service (not sure if it is symmetric or what the upload is) from them for the same $65, possibly less since I saw a promotional mailing if I sign up before the end of the month and commit for two years. They keep sending me these promotional flyers even though my address isn't eligible for the service yet just to frustrate me, I guess!