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Virgin Mobile along with Boost are fully owned subsidiaries of Sprint. Sprint pays the Virgin group a licensing fee to use the name. They are not a MVNO for Sprint like Ting Mobile since they are owned by Sprint and are simply their pre-paid brand. 
The answer could come in the form or wireless, over the power lines, or something we don't even know about yet. Unfortunately most cities and states don't have the freedom to do what Chattanooga was able to do and offer the fastest internet in the country while also keeping the prices very affordable to the end user. They also are able to restore power to homes in outages in seconds instead of hours or days thanks to their smart grid. I would love for my city to copy...
Oh I know, I have a pretty big house and a total of 6 TV's in the rooms. All of them used to have a DirecTV receiver but I partially cut the cord by canceling the box on 3 of them and replacing them with either a digital antenna and a Roku box that I use for Netflix and Plex from my Mac. If it were just me I would cut the cord completely but other family members are less amenable to that idea so I am left paying the bill to DirecTV every month. But at least it is about...
Lucky, I wish I had that option. I wonder if Aero will be able to spread nationwide because I would love to do that as well.    I think congress let cable companies get away with bloody murder because they are about the only group less popular than congress. 
Eventually cable companies will get to the point that we pay as much for our internet subscription as we did both both internet and TV not long ago. Every year it seems the rate goes up. If we had real competition for broadband in more than just a few select areas then perhaps they would wield less power. Those people in Chattanooga are indeed very lucky and I hope more towns follow their example. Nothing they can do will keep more and more people from cutting the chord....
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