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With the exception of Google Fiber, the United States isn’t exactly breaking records when it comes to high-speed Internet policy. The National Broadband Plan, which was released two years ago, says that there should be a minimum level of service of at least 4Mbps for all Americans. Since then, not much has happened.

But across the pond in Ireland, Communications Minister Pat Rabbitte, has recently decided that that’s not nearly enough.

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Keep it up, this is good. I'm tired of duopoly in Canada.

 
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Sigh..

And here the minimum "broadband" speed is 256kb/s redface.gif
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Sigh..
And here the minimum "broadband" speed is 256kb/s redface.gif

Define "here."
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Define "here."

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And here the minimum "broadband" speed is 256kb/s redface.gif

In France it is less than 56kbps.
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In France it is less than 56kbps.

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Minimum 4Mbps in US? Where's my other 2.5Mbps then? mad.gif
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