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Your right. It is amazing. But you are a few months behind the news I think. Look here
Originally posted by AlexofSkye
I've been reading about this for years. The power companies would love to develop a phone business, TV distribution, internet, etc. and have been trying to develop it. The entry costs would be cheap - the lines are already there, and into every home and apartment.
Penn State engineers, Pouyan Amirshahi and Mohsen Kavehrad, estimated in a research paper released Wednesday that their system could deliver data at close to one gigabit per second over medium-voltage electrical lines in ideal conditions, with speeds of hundreds of megabits per second available to home users.