TechNet group's 2002 recommendation that the government should commit to a goal of 100 Mbps to 100 million homes and small businesses by the end of the decade—in other words, now. The consortium included CEOs and executives from Cisco, Microsoft, and Hewlett Packard. Principle number one, they declared, was that the US "should foster innovation and reduce regulations—especially with respect to broadband applications and services." But in case you didn't notice, 100Mbps x 100 million didn't happen.
via Ars Technica