To maintain South Korea’s lead, the country’s Science Ministry recently announced a $1.5 billion initiative to upgrade Korea’s mobile infrastructure. By 2020, the government predicts, it will be 1,000 times faster — so fast you could download a feature-length movie in approximately one second. In the same time frame, the Federal Communications Commission hopes to wire most American homes with broadband Internet with speeds of at least 100 megabytes per second, or roughly one six-hundredth of South Korea’s goal.

(via What Silicon Valley Can Learn From Seoul – NYTimes.com)

Seoul is like a look at the future. @Voqal found that out when we took a trip there. Also, just hosted a visiting journalist from Slovenia who reported that internet in Ljubljana, the capitol of Slovenia is faster than in Chicago. 

Sad to say, our legislators work for corporations, not for the good of our country.

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