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Support effective competition for the provision of symmetric broadband data networks and connections to allow affordable access for businesses and individuals.
Support fair and equal access to the existing copper local loop for competitive provision of broadband data networks and connections.
Adoption of ISDN as the standard for a "digital voice line" (ie. not as a substitute for broadband), could substantially improve Internet access for those continuing to rely on dial up services.
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