Connection problems…

Connection problems…

I’m starting to wonder if it would be worth paying for a second high-speed Internet connection just to have a backup when my primary connection goes down. That’s been a regular occurrence since the beginning of January. I have a feeling that there’s a problem in my neighborhood. I see Comcast trucks parked on nearby streets every day. Of course, it could have been related to the phone company replacing some poles on the cross street near mine today too. Very frustrating.

There’s lots of talk lately about municipalities setting free city-wide WiFi. I have some reservations about government utility monopolies. Can you imagine if the government was in charge of providing telephone service? Imagine trying to get tech support when your Internet connection wasn’t working. From the same people who bring you the DMV. Yecch.

Still it would be nice to have that as a backup to my cable high-speed Internet. Ah, the trials and tribulations of living in 21st century America.

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