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Re: [newtech-1] Comcast's proposed download bandwidth caps

From: EddieN
Sent on: Monday, May 12, 2008 6:29 PM

On Mon, May 12, 2008 at 6:23 PM, David Simmons <[address removed]> wrote:
This is just ridiculous. I just came back from Scandinavia, where you
can get unlimited 100Mb/sec broadband for the equivalent of about $20
per month even in some rural areas. I don't know what prices are like
in Japan and South Korea but the availability of high speed broadband
is similar.

I know, right? In any event this is still being proposed by Comcast, so things may turn out alright in the end...but when it comes to the availability of truly-high bandwidth Internet in the United States, we still have a looooong way to go.


Success is a lousy teacher. It seduces smart people into thinking they can't lose. -- Bill Gates

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