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We tried this in rural Virginia as well. We got non profit status, circulated surveys and petitions and got some gear to start the roll-out. Everyone was super excited and called us community heroes. When the time came to actually sign up, and the rural-ites found out that the service would be 39.99/month, it turned out that dial-up suited them just fine after all.

You should have tried rural areas in Ontario. Wireless providers are making a killing signing people up for 60 or 70 dollars per month, not counting hardware purchases and installation.

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