[QUOTE=murray_bredin;2585584]We in Australia …have started already with… FTTH…it is highly costly to implement but you have to start some time … just keep the politicians out of the loop… they dont know whats going on …usualy they will stuff it up big time …[/QUOTE]
Here in Calgary, AB, Canada, once (a long time ago) the Telecom capitol of the World, fibre is available if;
You are filthy ritch and happen to be a neighbor of the Shaw Family. Owners of Shaw Communications and Shaw Cable.
If you don’t meet both of the above criteria you are SOL.
Some years ago I asked a Telus (our Telco) repairman working on my phone lines when ADSL would be available to me as the phone line in my home were installed in 1911 and not up to snuff. His answer was Sometime in my lifetime maybe if there were enough Blue Moons and I sacrificed enough virgins.
In short never.
As long as the bucks are rolling in and the CEO isn’t being hung in effigy or literaly, it’s business as usual, customers be damned.