Letter: Two-way Internet

Published: Sunday, June 22 2014 12:00 a.m. MDT

Updated: Saturday, June 21 2014 10:18 p.m. MDT

Utopia is a financial mess because the governments created a public utility using the wrong model. It should be, or should have been, structured like the city streets: All property owners pay taxes to maintain them, even if they do not own a motor vehicle. The infrastructure of Internet service is a two-way carrier of multi-services such as data, TV, phone, video streaming, etc. The streets system is a two-way carrier of multi-services involving many types of vehicles. Imagine the mess if the only people allowed on the streets were fee-per-trip paying citizens who only drive Subaru’s.

Byron Gibbs

Salt Lake City

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