You realize that there are countries other than the USA, right? Countries faced with this problem, who have taken action along similar lines, and now have blazing fast internet?... EVERYONE is because... wait for it, IT COSTS MORE MONEY. The FCC regulating ISP's, or the whole damn internet isn't going to fix that.
How about cost per unit speed?
Take a look at this chart
 So I misinterpreted the chart. Looks like the USA isn't as badly off as I thought. Hm.[/edit]