Alston launches rural satellite internet trial
Mon, 30 Nov 1998 15:03:22 +1100
At 10:55 AM +1000 30/11/98, Dan Tebbutt wrote:
> I reported this service in The Australian on 29 September, revealing
>then that it's based on the Hughes DirecPC technology from the US (400Kbps
>downstream, <56Kbps phone line upstream). But note that the standard
>downlink speed is 64Kbps, altho it is capable of burst multicasts up to
>4Mbps. And it's not Mac friendly :-[
Any idea why it's throttled to 64K?
George, a sad Mac user.
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