Originally Posted by bluej511
I think LTE is pretty unreliable, especially if you're far from the towers but it is what it is. Everything is more expensive in the netherlands especially electricity from what ive been told.
Europe is so far behind in networking its pretty sad haha. From what ive been told though is that France has had fiber laid out underground for YEARS but something happened between then and now.
Closest LTE tower is about 1 km away so it might be okay. It's really only in test phase and I have no idea what T-mobile is going to charge.
Also yes electricity is quite expensive which cost us a lot of manufacturing. (it moved to Germany) and it is bound to get more and more expensive. But hey we gotta fund unreliable non competitive forms of energy such as wind and solar with billions of tax dollars after all.
According to some water, water mixing (salt water with river water) and next gen nuclear energy plants are the devil. Even though these are better more viable green sources of energy.
We have very little height differences but we do have a lot of flow there is decent energy to be won there. We also have many rivers running into the sea and there is active research going on in how to harvest energy from the mixing of this riverwater with the seawater. Last but not least there are reactors being developed that could help us break down the nuclear waste we have. (a large part of it) While giving us enough energy to last a long time. Enough to get to newer tech all while solving this large sword of Damocles hanging over our heads.