Public Policy

A collection of 6 posts

Dec 13, 2019

Future Fibre: Bernie's Broadband Break-up

Future Fibre: Bernie's Broadband Break-up

Broadband populism finally seems to be having its moment. The combination of high prices and low quality service has not only provoked a growing number of people to complain, but it is now incentivizing politicians to regard telecom reform as a viable and popular policy.

Nov 20, 2019

Future Fibre: Broadband Communism

Future Fibre: Broadband Communism

In a bid to get attention and demonstrate their desire to take Britain in a radical new direction, the UK Labour party, under the leadership of Jeremy Corbyn, has proposed free fibre to the home, i.e. broadband communism. Free, fast, and unlimited Internet access for all British people.