[LINK] NextG Wireless Stays Up As NBN Fibre Broadband Crashes

Roger Clarke Roger.Clarke at xamax.com.au
Fri Feb 4 12:47:29 AEDT 2011

At 12:07 +1100 4/2/11, Jan Whitaker wrote:
>Some were using NextG for remote broadcast for Skype on an iPhone. It
>was CRAP! They oo-ed and ah-ed a lot, but then were only up for a
>couple minutes at a time. That was on ch7. I wondered why they didn't
>have a commercial QoS service if they were going to rely on Skype,
>which they do have. This was amateur hour stuff.

Ah, but they're showing that they're *hip* (or whatever the 10s 
equivalent is of that 50s? 60s? 70s? word ...).

Semi-seriously, 'you have to give the public what they want', and if 
your target-audience been brought up on a diet of grainy, jerky 
YouTube videos, that's obviously what they want.

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