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Poll Results: Are you satisfied with Cable/DSL?

Poll expired: Mar 31, 2013  
  • 42% (21)
    Yes
  • 58% (29)
    No
50 Total Votes  
post #41 of 45
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Originally Posted by Crazy9000 View Post

What do you think people could use a faster connection for? You haven't posted any existing service that needs a faster connection.

The only one I can think of an average user using is live streaming and/or other video uploading services... since upload speeds have stayed quite low.

Existing services don't need a faster connection, otherwise they wouldn't exist right now. I don't think we quite know what sort of applications commonplace gigabit internet access would enable. I think there's a qualitative difference somewhere along the curve.
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Originally Posted by Crazy9000 View Post

What do you think people could use a faster connection for? You haven't posted any existing service that needs a faster connection.

The only one I can think of an average user using is live streaming and/or other video uploading services... since upload speeds have stayed quite low.

Live back up, higher res videogame play (onlive-esque), etc. I will admit, there are a lack of options out there now because developers/content-creators/etc have no reason to create a tool/service that no one can use. There is satisfaction with the here and now and the satisfaction of what I would like and what I would expect. I am limited to two providers, both of which fail to do any expansion and upgrade to their backbone and neighborhood infrastructure. Again, I'm not just complaining about speed here, simply used that as an example. I am talking about my ISP and other ISPs as a whole, with a few exceptions.

Clearly I am not going to convince you and you are not going to convince me redface.gif
 
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I dont think i need to say anything:

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I wouldn't mind getting rid of DSL....
post #45 of 45
DSL:
NO NO NO! I have DSL and am stuck with it, and I am at the end of the line. So I get 2.8mbps down and .5mbps up. Ping in ~60s. Its absolutely terrible.
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