No cooperation, no Internet service

Regardless of whether your Internet is wireless or not, connectivity is apparently not guaranteed even if everything is technically functioning flawlessly. The numerous Internet providers that cooperatively work to provide Internet access around the country don’t always cooperate. As illustrated in this TechNewsWorld article, when business arrangements go south in the Internet provider realm, customers will suffer. This can really be an interesting issue. No one wants the government involved in regulating any aspect of the Internet, but its not out of the realm of possibilities that such squabbles could increase as services continue to evolve and grow. Intentional or not, service breaks that result from such circumstances affect more than just leisure web surfing as many business critical operations are handled by the Internet. Redundancies are often built-in, but more may be needed.

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