If we look at other countries such as the UK where utilities were denationalized the consumer has suffered. Prices of gas, electricity, public transport fairs are routinely increased. Where in Israel the price of a kilowatt is regulated according to the price on the market, sometimes down, or up. strikes are a part of a workers right enshrined in law. Bezeq still offers the best phone service be it voice, mobile or internet. If cable goes down so does your internet, and its phone service, as well as your TV. Neighbours, are always asking me to use my Bezeq phone when their cable goes down. My Internet has never gone of line. Once privatization is implemented workers rights go out the window, they work on short term contracts, or none at all. In the end we are all workers, and should support each other, not the bosses who reap millions on the backs of the majority of us.
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