Cover the whole country with a dying technology that no one wants anymore vs. covering at least half the country with a technology that everyone desires and will continue to desire for the foreseeable future.So, with it they could have covered maybe 25-27 states, with D* they cover 50 States plus PR
Brilliant business strategy!
I know that whenever I look for a new place to live, the first thing I do is find a list of addresses that have fiber service available to them. *Then* I start evaluating properties that are on that list. No fiber connectivity is a deal breaker in 2019.