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Researchers collected advertised prices for entry-level broadband plans — those meeting the federal standard of at least 25Mbps download and 3Mbps upload speeds — offered by 40 community-owned ISPs and compared them to advertised prices from private competitors. Society at Harvard doesn’t provide a complete picture of municipal vs. But that’s largely because data about private ISPs’ prices is often more difficult to get than information about municipal network pricing, the report says. In cases where the researchers were able to compare municipal prices to private ISP prices, the city-run networks almost always offered lower prices.
This may help explain why the broadband industry has repeatedly fought against the expansion of municipal broadband networks. What the publicly owned ISP’s don’t offer is campaign contributions, which is why there are state laws against them, which is as it should be. The American people should just continue to pay for the private infrastructure of the monopoly providers and give up on this pointless dream of cheap, fast internet access. The drug has been on the market since 2014 for ovarian cancer, and is the first in a new class of medicines called PARP inhibitors to be approved for breast cancer. PARP inhibitors prevent cancer cells from fixing problems in their DNA.