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Here's my Northern Indiana connection. It needs more corn...

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Why can't we have this?! >__< Version FiOS ain't even available where I lived :/
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Stoopid american internet!
     
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Hong Kong has it, South Korea has it, Japan has it.

My friends in Korea were shocked when I told them I got a warning phone call from charter for exceeding my download capacity. They were like, "you have a download limit? OMFGBBQFTL***!?!@#?!?" I'm paying twice as much for 1/5 bandwidth compared to Korea's "gig" connection.
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post #65 of 181
Quote:
Originally Posted by NrGx View Post
Population Density 6480/km2

Ah yep.
That's precisely part of why it's available. It's a bustling metropolis on the cutting edge of most technologies.

A big part of why the US doesn't have anything close to this is because of the infrastructure. Let's not compare a city to a country (which takes up half a continent, mind you).

That speed at that price is only available in a fraction of what is China.
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I've got 60 down and 3 up for $89

150gb cap
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Standard NZ

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Bristol England Connected straight to the backbone
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this is and at the same time

edit: mine

Edited by Vlasov_581 - 3/6/11 at 8:28pm
    
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At least Charter has increase my download speed, but we just don't have the money to update our infrastructure even though we have tech companies over here in the USA.
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