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This is all fine and dandy but I want something available to me other than Satellite where I live dangit. Ive been waiting FOREVER I get 7.2GB down/month and 2.2GB up/month and I feel like my days of a gamer are coming to a close soon since everything seems to be focused now on Online distribution. Seriously, the US should not leave folks like me behind. I'd give about anything at this point for basic cable
     
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I could see downloading the cap in just a few mins. That would be a horrible thing.

Do they think we will have self control with so much bandwidth


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Isn't this a repost from a few months back?
Its kinda rare that Frickfrock reposts, he must have RSS feeds to all news/tech blogs out there. I am thinking he just waits for a refresh on the feed and then posts in an already open "New Topic" window.
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Nah, Earth will survive each major event that happens to it. We will all survive. Only thing that will totally screw us over is when the sun expands. But thats not happening anytime soon.
THe likelihood of the human race as we know it today surviving until the sun starts expanding is INCREDIBLY low.
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Its kinda rare that Frickfrock reposts, he must have RSS feeds to all news/tech blogs out there. I am thinking he just waits for a refresh on the feed and then posts in an already open "New Topic" window.
The news addicts around here sure do depend on him.

There was a very similar article to this somewhere a while ago though, it did advertise 100 terabits, but it specifically noted how many movies/songs you could download with the connection.

Still absolutely amazing though, considering it takes me roughly an hour to download 700MB.
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At data rates like that wouldn't you need some pretty uber hardware to even monitor whats been sent and recieved over a line with that data going through it?
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CAn I get this in my house at a cheap price first please.
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This is for backbones... Not your home lol
You'll be lucky to get a stinky old cat 5 cable to your house in 10 years.
post #18 of 32
At least give me 100mbps here!!
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Quote:
Originally Posted by lkegley9 View Post
Nah, Earth will survive each major event that happens to it. We will all survive. Only thing that will totally screw us over is when the sun expands. But thats not happening anytime soon.

But seriously, very nice. Wish I could have this at home and screw with it a little bit. Fun stuff.
Not true. It is not likely that humanity will be wiped out in our lifetime but many other species have gone extinct. If the Earth's axis was to radically shift I think there would be a good chance of humanity either going extinct or at least being reduced to stone age population levels. There are all kinds of meteors that pass through Earth's orbit. Our continuing existence is by no means assured.
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I could see downloading the cap in just a few mins. That would be a horrible thing.
Hitting your monthly cap in your first minute of use, can you imagine. Metered billing is the greatest scam yet perpetrated.
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I could see downloading the cap in just a few mins. That would be a horrible thing.

Do they think we will have self control with so much bandwidth




Its kinda rare that Frickfrock reposts, he must have RSS feeds to all news/tech blogs out there. I am thinking he just waits for a refresh on the feed and then posts in an already open "New Topic" window.

and where in the article did it say it will be available or even a viable option for consumer???


its so costly to make that they will aim it at big database servers .... google amazon etc...


large multi billion $ corporation could use this to multiply bandwith cappacity to speed up their service or even allow better services for us .. and once the infrastructure are ok for it to be deployed into our homes we would likely have access to 1gigabit ethernet or something of the sort ....
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