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island in norway. not sure if i got a cap

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att 45 bucks looks like this
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Hong Kong isn't like mainland China, they aren't behind a firewall. I wouldn't want to live anywhere near mainland China but Hong Kong is alright in books.
 
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I pay for 25/5. Pretty good since my town is VERY small.

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Hong Kong is extremely dense, which is the only reason they can do this. Our internet is still bad, but we can't compare ourselves to them...

However, good news is coming! When it comes time to replace all those old copper cables in the ground, fiber will be much more cost efficient! Give it 5-10 years though.
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I wish my ISP would switch to DOCSIS 3.0, that would be great

If FiOS came to my area though

I really have no need for a 1 GB connection though, just want something faster than 15Mb down and a 1Mb up.
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living in a developed country in one of the most famous cities but i have to pay $34.50 for a 5megabit connection. gotta love those douchebaggeries at bell
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Originally Posted by iliatay View Post
living in a developed country in one of the most famous cities but i have to pay $34.50 for a 5megabit connection. gotta love those douchebaggeries at bell
Swap over to TekSavvy.
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Originally Posted by Thingamajig View Post
Lets not forget that China doesn't really have access to the majority of the internet.

so, whats the point in the speed?

I prefer full net access. Well, mostly full (Hey, we dunno what sites our ISP's censor)
Let's also not forget that Hong Kong is not China, while it does reside IN China, it has different rules one of them is a complete lack of censorship(they try to censor porn I think).

40 bucks with Qwest in Colorado gets me this.


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