Yup; the Internet is screwed up.

Eugeniu Patrascu eugen at imacandi.net
Sat Jun 18 08:28:42 CDT 2011


On Sun, Jun 12, 2011 at 22:48, Chris Adams <cmadams at hiwaay.net> wrote:
> Once upon a time, Eugeniu Patrascu <eugen at imacandi.net> said:
>> 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.
>
> The top profile for Blu-Ray is 36 megabits per second, and that is
> not used on most titles.  Over-the-air HDTV is 19 megabits or less.
> Cable HD channels are often only 12-15 megabits per second.  OTA and
> cable HD is typically MPEG2, and MPEG4 can reach similar quality in half
> the bandwidth, which means TV quality HD can be 6-10 megabits per
> second.

Even though, my point stands. I don't want to wait forever for stuff
to load just because a dialup should be enough for browsing :)




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