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Biden's $2tn infrastructure plan includes massive broadband rollout, equates internet access with water and power as essential utilities

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But it would be an option to connect remote communities.

Why are we running 100km of fibre to this hamlet? Because we get a subsidy of $1M/km to lay fibre.

Why not just pay for people's starlink subscription? Because paying for services for a citizen is communism.

Why not put a starlink ground station in and share it ? Because some of the customers are first nations so that's federal, the school is municipal, and the police are state funded. You can't mix levels of government, that's what caused the civil war.

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