The company Nethercomm claims to have the solution for the last mile problem in the copper-wired dsl broadband TV cables.
Just use the GAS-supplier network for broadcasting the high frequency signal over gas.
99% of the Dutch households are connected to the gas network. This makes the Netherlands world's no. 1 worldwide.
All we have to do is to collectively cook Brussel Sproutes at 18.00h while downloading the evening TV program on the Microsoft mediacenter. I can't describe the "home sweet home" feeling this new technology gives me allready..