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#142089 12/27/04 01:31 PM
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Apparently there mobile phones in Japan with > 2mbit/sec access since 2001!

Makes our 3G offerings seem rather pathetic !

They're already looking at 4G ... speeds >20mbit/sec.

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C-H, 1Gbps is almost fast enough for {tedious but still feasible} human teleportation. {And people think VoIP and movie transfers are tempting fate.}

#142091 12/29/04 06:59 AM
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Well then,
Beam me up Scotty!. [Linked Image]

#142092 12/29/04 08:33 AM
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[Linked Image] [Linked Image] [Linked Image] at Mike.

Scott(y), I would fear one of those "file transmission interrupted" messages...

#142093 12/29/04 04:06 PM
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Mine, right now, is 733 down, 511 up.
I have had as fast as 1024 up, and a bit faster than 512 down (maybe 700 ish).
I don't have DSL technically, but a telco broadband technology called Etherloop.

#142094 01/08/05 07:07 AM
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John, Did you get your Broadband connection?
If so has it come upto expectation?

#142095 01/08/05 09:33 PM
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Not yet Alan, no. We have had problems with the last leg of the line to our property again [Linked Image]

Also, I haven't managed to make my mind up who to go for yet! Looking at one-tel at the moment...


If hindsight were foresight, we'd all be millionaires!
#142096 01/26/05 07:45 PM
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John, don't know if you've got your broadband yet but one worth looking at is www.adsl4less.com they do have a set up cost but the monthly sub is only slightly more than the better Dial Up services. Plus unlike a lot of the highly advertised companies they use IP stream the same as BT and not Data Stream which still seems somewhat prone to contention issues.

[This message has been edited by DaveB (edited 01-26-2005).]

#142097 01/29/05 06:16 PM
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I'm on e7even £15/month 512k unlimited. Been fine so far (4 months). BT had to replace the local armoured cables as they weren't thick enough guage for ADSL, being 4km+ from the exchange, and others are still further down the line.

#142098 01/31/05 04:02 PM
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Just been upgraded to AOL platinum 2, 2.272M rx for £34.99 a month. Only £5 a month more than 1.1M on platinum 1.

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