Imagine if you lived with a roommate and he wanted Comcast Xfinity internet. So he paid for it. And you live upstairs and you want Verizon FIOS…and you pay for it. All of us would say “Wow…why do you need two internet connections?? That’s wasteful!” But when you come to the DoD, this problem of multiple internet access circuits happens every day.
US Navy (incl USMC) has $60M in excess terrestrial internet circuit capacity...