Yup; the Internet is screwed up.
owen at delong.com
Sat Jun 11 20:02:41 CDT 2011
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On Jun 11, 2011, at 15:16, Jeroen van Aart <jeroen at mompl.net> wrote:
> Randy Bush wrote:
>> some of us try to get work done from home. and anyone who has worked
>> and/or lived in a first world country thinks american 'broadband' speeds
>> are a joke, even for a home network.
> I understand, but I was referring to the average home internet connection. But even for work 100Mbps seems a bit overkill for most purposes. Whole offices work fine with a "mere" bonded T1 at 10Mbps. Admitted it's symmetrical and is more stable. But regarding speed it's quite a bit slower than the mentioned 100Mbps home internet.
Depends on the office and the user profile at home. I would be very unhappy and so would my coworkers behind a bonded T1 at 10 Mbps. However, I do admit I think my 70 Mbps at home will probably be adequate for a few years to come.
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