So here is one way to get subsidized....

Board tells Verizon: cut rates, step up broadband
By David Gram, Associated Press Writer  |  September 27, 2005

MONTPELIER, Vt. --The Public Service Board ordered the Verizon phone company to cut rates by more than $8 million -- and perhaps as much as $15 million a year, faulting the company on deployment of broadband Internet service and other performance measures.

The board said Verizon could *avoid some of the $8.18 million* in rate
reductions it had ordered if it used the money to *expand broadband* Internet access on its phone network to areas it currently doesn't serve. The board criticized the company for lagging in this area.

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