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And yet companies like AT&T and Comcast have been able to improve their infrastructure and launch fiber in more and more areas in the Bay Area (it's more than just San Francisco, you know!)

The cause is not NIMBYism, or any other negative traits you might try to tag on to people from the Bay, but rather, the existing telecom companies and their attempts to protect their pseudo-monopoly.

https://www.mercurynews.com/2016/03/10/google-fights-att-com...




To be fair, AT&T and Comcast have existing infrastructure (mostly poles) they can leverage.




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