Yup; the Internet is screwed up.

Eugeniu Patrascu eugen at imacandi.net
Sun Jun 12 14:37:33 CDT 2011


On Sun, Jun 12, 2011 at 01:16, 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.

I need 100Mbs at home because I want to see a streamed movie NOW, not
in a month because someone considers broadband a luxury :)
Pretty simple usage scenario I might say.




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