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A monopolized ISP such as mine will never willingly change anything because its going to cost them money to do and not make them any more money. Just because there is higher demand doesn't mean anything, they just charge more for this crappy speeds and nothing I can do besides cancel it and have no internet. They already raised prices from $30/mo for 8mbit because of demand.

Awwww 8mbit. You'd be lucky to get that in most parts of Australia.
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A monopolized ISP such as mine will never willingly change anything because its going to cost them money to do and not make them any more money. Just because there is higher demand doesn't mean anything, they just charge more for this crappy speeds and nothing I can do besides cancel it and have no internet. They already raised prices from $30/mo for 8mbit because of demand.


Awwwww Eight megabits, My 2.2Megabits of ADSL from 7k's from the exchange would like to have a long word with you about who has it worse.

PS download games at night while your sleeping or while at work, Problem solved.
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Like I'm going to spend 100 hours to download their garbage game. Yeah right.

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Like I'm going to spend 100 hours to download their garbage game. Yeah right.

8 megabits is 1MB/second give/take 50kb/sec So that'd take on average only a couple hours to download most games

Lets see at 1megabyte a second, Sixty megabytes to the minute, An hour is 60*60 = 3.6GB per hour 2 hours is 7.2GB and 3 hours is 10.4, Given most games are maybe 5 tops, Hint most, And almost every server in the world can sustain 8 megabits without issue, Yeah 3 whole hours tops to download even the larger games.
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I download at a half gig an hour. 1.3mbps.

 

50 gigabyte Titanfall would take 100 hours.

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I download at a half gig an hour. 1.3mbps.

50 gigabyte Titanfall would take 100 hours.

That stinks. Whereabouts in this world is such crappy speed?!
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The Redneck Capitol of the World.

 

Also know as Alabama. Really this speed isn't rare, some places still have dial up.

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That stinks. Whereabouts in this world is such crappy speed?!
New Zealand for me mad.gif , living about 10km from the exchange. My friend who lives about a km away though, gets 2 megabytes a second
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Copper needs to freakin' die already.
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Like I'm going to spend 100 hours to download their garbage game. Yeah right.

I'm currently redownloading DA2 going only 60kbp/s and it's going on three days now. biggrin.gif
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