I take issue with the assertion by Jim Waters of the Bluegrass Institute in the March 11 opinion section that Kentucky does not need fast Internet speeds of at least 25 megabytes per second.
The average family size is about four. Children want to watch different movies and would, therefore, quickly use more than 10 megabytes, especially if it’s dad’s game night and he and his pals are playing interactive games on the Internet.
Furthermore, privatization leads to high cable rates and device fees for routers that most people in their 20s and 30s today have refused to sign up for.
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