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Fast internet

Post by Dreamweaver » 01 Aug 2014, 22:09

Team in Denmark breaks data transmission rate over single fiber cable—43 terabits per second

http://phys.org/news/2014-07-team-denma ... ble43.html

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Post by godfather » 02 Aug 2014, 19:56

Don, Don, Don where are you? Have you bought the bottle (or now make it a case) of Rothchild yet?

I am winning!

Thanks DW, I'll send you a cup full when Don pays up!

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Post by lighthouse » 02 Aug 2014, 19:58

I previously said make it a case :wqoohoo :wqoohoo
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Post by donander » 02 Aug 2014, 21:23

That's a "ho hum" from me. Wireless is the way to go.

This article is from last year but the trend will accelerate as wireless technology advances and bandwidth improves:
  • And a newly released Newspoll study involving almost 10,000 online and 10,000 telephone interviews - including more than 2000 interviews with people in mobile-only households - shows similar levels of support for the parties between fixed-line and mobile-only voters.

    There were no official statistics on the number and characteristics of mobile-only households, Newspoll chief executive Martin O'Shannessy said, although figures from the Australian Communications and Media Authority showed the proportion of people living in mobile-only households came close to quadrupling last year, from 5 per cent in 2005 to 19 per cent.

    The same data shows the residents of mobile-only households are young, with 37 per cent of people aged between 18 and 34 eschewing landlines.

    By comparison, 19 per cent of 35 to 44-year-olds live in mobile-only households; 12 per cent of those aged between 45 and 54; 10 per cent of the 55 to 64-year-old age group; and a mere 3 per cent of those older than 65.
http://www.theaustralian.com.au/nation ... 6767389101
The last interglacial had less ice, higher sea levels, and warmer temperatures than this one. So, according to the evidence so far, human activity must have a COOLING effect.

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Re: Fast internet

Post by godfather » 04 Aug 2014, 21:55

Don, there is nothing in this World yet that can beat the speed of light!

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Post by donander » 04 Aug 2014, 22:57

godfather wrote:Don, there is nothing in this World yet that can beat the speed of light!
[ Snip ]
Except the market. think-smiley
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Post by godfather » 05 Aug 2014, 19:20

But only because it comes to you via the speed of light!

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Post by godfather » 06 Aug 2014, 21:21

NZ is talking about a country wide speed of 1GB for their NBN.
Now that is a good speed and wireless will be left miles behind!

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Post by donander » 06 Aug 2014, 22:45

Wireless is the way to go .... :handgestures-thumbsupright:
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Re: Fast internet

Post by donander » 11 Mar 2017, 17:06

donander wrote:
06 Aug 2014, 22:45
Wireless is the way to go .... O:)
I'm never one to say "I told you so" .......

https://au.finance.yahoo.com/news/5g-da ... 51777.html

FTTN or FTTP will be shown to have been a monumental waste of YOUR money. :character-oldtimer:
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Post by Perrorist » 11 Mar 2017, 17:51

FTTP is as good as you'll get. It's not speed limited. 5G works well as a wireless service in a small area, but it still suffers from congestion, the same as 4G.

FTTN is a ridiculous idea. A highway that is forced into a narrow lane. I know people who have it who say they would be happy to go back to their ADSL2 service.

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Post by Buck_naked » 11 Mar 2017, 18:42

5G won't be here until 2020.
But so called 'wireless' is only wireless to the nearest tower, then the signal goes into the copper/fibre optic network
to it's destination.
when i connect to my website 11,000km away, i use 'wireless' 4g but it's only wireless for 10km of that 11,000km trip.

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Re: Fast internet

Post by terra » 12 Mar 2017, 09:36

Dreamweaver wrote:
01 Aug 2014, 22:09
Team in Denmark breaks data transmission rate over single fiber cable—43 terabits per second

http://phys.org/news/2014-07-team-denma ... ble43.html
I don't place too much faith in stories such as this where the "team" is a bunch of propeller-heads (nerds) with all of the space age equipment with the test being carried out under laboratory conditions. :thinking:
In the real world where internet speed rises and falls in line with the amount of traffic actually using it, the speed can vary from quite good to dismal.
Most Australian locations suffer poor internet speed when kids get out of school and go online...
Yep !.... a traffic snarl and it doesn't matter if it's fixed line or wireless.
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Post by godfather » 12 Mar 2017, 21:26

Hi Don, good to see you are still above ground. Held back on a wreath and was proven correct. Welcome back and hopefully more posts in the future!
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donander wrote:
11 Mar 2017, 17:06
donander wrote:
06 Aug 2014, 22:45
Wireless is the way to go .... O:)
I'm never one to say "I told you so" .......
https://au.finance.yahoo.com/news/5g-da ... 51777.html
FTTN or FTTP will be shown to have been a monumental waste of YOUR money. :character-oldtimer:
No, you never did say "I told you so." And perhaps even now it is very premature, don't you think?

Do agree that FTTN is a pain in the rear and should never have been started at all. Perro is correct, from Autobahn to a dirt track in ONE/100's of a second. STUPID!

So what do you reckon Don, will G5 be the answer?
Don't think so myself because there are some smart brains out there trying to out-do each other, and until eternity they will continue to seek to beat any records. It's human nature after all, hey?

G5 will be great but there are problems with bandwidth and distance making it pretty expensive by the time it arrives some 3 years away.

Anyway, who am I to complain when I am getting 100Mbps now. I am happy with that!


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Re: Fast internet

Post by Dreamweaver » 16 Mar 2017, 10:55

Here are the top 25 countries for average internet speeds, ranked from fastest to slowest:

1. South Korea: 26.1Mbps
2. Norway: 23.6Mbps
3. Sweden: 22.817.3Mbps
4. Hong Kong: 21.9Mbps
5. Switzerland: 21.23Mbps
6. Denmark: 20.7Mbps
7. Finland 20.6Mbps
8. Singapore: 20.2Mbps
9. Japan: 19.6Mbps
10. Netherlands: 17.6Mbps
11. Latvia: 17.2Mbps
12. Czech Republic: 17.3Mbps
13. United States: 17.2Mbps
14. United Kingdom: 16.3Mbps
15. Romania: 16.1Mbps
16. Belgium: 15.9Mbps
17. Spain: 15.4Mbps
18. Ireland: 15.3Mbps
19. Taiwan: 15.6Mbps
20. Bulgaria: 15.6Mbps
21. Kenya: 15.0Mbps
22. Lithuanian: 14.6Mbps
23. Canada: 14.9Mbps
24. Hungary: 14.3Mbps
25. Germany: 14.6Mbps


51. Australia: 10.1Mbps


http://www.smh.com.au/technology/techno ... uyh4u.html

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