Re: [OT] dialup modemspeed change
On Feb 11, 2008 8:39 AM, Andrei Popescu <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> On Tue, Feb 05, 2008 at 03:38:14PM -0800, Paul Johnson wrote:
> > I'm going to guess that Telmex is a state-owned utility and not a
> > private monopoly? That would explain the better service right
> > there...
> I don't know how it is elsewhere, but in Romania the telephone company
> got a LOT better after being privatised.
Privatization works in third-world economies. Give it time: As soon
as they realize they're a monopoly and has a newly relatively rich
Romanian public by the balls, expect service to decline and prices to
climb. Day 396 waiting for Qwest to fix my broken phone line...