Proving Gig Speed

Mark Tinka mark.tinka at
Wed Jul 18 12:16:45 UTC 2018

On 18/Jul/18 00:01, Saku Ytti wrote:

> Already fairly common in Finland to have just LTE dongle for Internet,
> especially for younger people. DNA quotes average consumption of 8GB
> per subscriber per month. You can get unlimited for 20eur/month, it's
> much faster than DSL with lower latency. And if your home DSL is down,
> it may affect just you, so MTTR can be days, where as on mobile MTTR
> even without calling anyone is minutes or hour.
> Even more strange, providers, particularly one of them, is printing
> money. It's not immediately obvious to me why this the same
> fundamentals do not seem to work elsewhere. In Cyprus I can't buy more
> than 6GB contract and connectivity is spotty even in urban centres,
> which echoes my experience in US and central EU.

Fairly common in Africa, where there is plenty of GSM infrastructure,
and not so much fibre.


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