10g residential CPE
mike at mtcc.com
Fri Dec 25 20:02:30 UTC 2020
On 12/25/20 11:34 AM, Niels Bakker wrote:
> * mark.tinka at seacom.com (Mark Tinka) [Fri 25 Dec 2020, 19:11 CET]:
>> I have a mate up the road who just paid for a 1Gbps FTTH service
>> because it was the same price as a 100Mbps one. He generally lives
>> between 900Kbps and 20Mbps.
>> Gigabit-level FTTH services for the home, I feel, have always been
>> about marketing ploys from providers, because they know there is no
>> practical way users can ever hit those figures from their homes.
> Gigabit speeds are about bursting. Foreground activities like gaming,
> making online reservations, streaming won't take more than that, but
> anything faster is really nice to have when you're waiting for the odd
> software download to finish. (You may have noticed that they've been
> increasing in size this year.)
Wouldn't cpe that implements proper queuing disciplines be a lot simpler
and cheaper? I got bit by that once when a friend was downloading a game
and it. I flashed a router with openwrt and fiddled with their queuing
nobs and everything was golden.
Mark is probably right though: it's just marketing. Who would have
believed that bandwidth would just become a marketing ploy.
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