[LINK] read & weep - one household in Sweden gets 40gb/s
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Mon Jul 16 10:59:08 EST 2007
I think the point of the article was that an 87
year old women with a 40 Gigabit network
connection is a world first :) She probably had a DVD player already :)
At 10:29 AM 16/07/2007, Marghanita da Cruz wrote:
>David Goldstein wrote:
>>This story is something we can only dream of here...
>>Sigbritt, 75, has world's fastest broadband
>>A 75 year old woman from Karlstad in central
>>Sweden has been thrust into the IT history
>>books - with the world's fastest internet
>>connection. Sigbritt Löthberg's home has been
>>supplied with a blistering 40 Gigabits per
>>second connection, many thousands of times
>>faster than the average residential link and
>>the first time ever that a home user has experienced such a high speed.
>>Sigbritt will now be able to enjoy 1,500 high
>>definition HDTV channels simultaneously. Or, if
>>there is nothing worth watching there, she will
>>be able to download a full high definition DVD in just two seconds.
>Well Australia can claim better than that!
>I have been exchanging emails with a now 87 year old, for the last 8 or so
>years. Another 87 year old, who I still
>regularly play 18 holes of golf with, has just
>bought a DVD player - this was prompted by the
>need to see the contents of a DVD featuring
>her!. Guess the advantage in Australia is that
>it isn't miserable dark and cold for half the year!
>Marghanita da Cruz
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