The City Where Municipal Services Will Subsidize Or Install Them

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the city where municipal services will either subsidize or install them. After this the phone wires go to the housing and businesses themselves. Internet infrastructure works off the same principle and sometimes use the same cell towers, but involves several more steps in the translation and transportation of data packets across servers and junctions. Perhaps the biggest challenge in the information infrastructure and its growth is not the technology itself, but the private companies that run the wires through the towns. Comcast and other service providers through forcing out companies via competition, coverage, and startup costs have forced smaller service providers for internet, cable TV, and phone service to falter. The vacuum of…show more content…
The sewage system and water distribution, perhaps one of the most venerable of city infrastructure. Discovered and utilized by those in the ancient world, and yet sanitary sewage technique went unused for the vast majority of the medieval age and in europe until the modern era. From aqueducts for transportation of goods cradled by high marble columns created by the romans, to large cesspools contaminating the drinking water of those in the 18th century london, the sewage of the world is a problem dealt with by all cities of the world in all times. Sewage was first introduced and used in the Middle East, specifically in Iran, Zabol used by the upper class to remove waste from houses to nearby rivers. The first real use of sewage was in Crete, Greece, which ran through glass pipes covered in clay in the palace. (Rodda, J. C. and Ubertini, Lucio 2004) Throughout the ancient world sewers have been used to remove human waste, but this was hard to do due to crude fabrication techniques and how expensive moving the water needed would be. Because of this sewage was only seen in wealthy people’s residences and not used for the common folk, who usually disposed of such things in the nearby river or self dug cesspool or outhouse.(Rodda, J. C. and Ubertini, Lucio 2004) However, in ~40BC Romans completed complex and sustainable sewers that could handle the large amount of waste coming from commoners.

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