At the town hearing earlier this week, a question was asked regarding how much of Princeton can be installed with fiber cable above ground from pole to pole vs. underground. We now have that data. As you can see the the infographic below, nearly 75% of the town can be wired above ground.
You may have heard about the wildly successful launch of Google Fiber in Kansas City. Given this success, why isn’t high speed internet being made available everywhere? According to Blair Levin, a former U.S. Federal Communications Commission chief of staff, the simple answer is that there are no compelling business incentives for the established players.