“The outcry for things like ultra high-speed service in certain areas means longer wait for those who have no access or still rely on dial-up service, as providers rush to serve the denser and more profitable areas that seek upgrades to this level. Today, ultra high-fast residential service is a novelty and good for marketing, but the tiny percentage of people using it cannot drive our policy decisions.”

Excerpt of comments made by FCC Commissioner Michael O’Rielly to Fierce Telecom regarding the national push for deployment of faster broadband services.