[LINK] Effective data rate

Scott Howard scott at doc.net.au
Thu Feb 17 17:55:14 AEDT 2011

On Wed, Feb 16, 2011 at 10:36 PM, Ivan Trundle <ivan at itrundle.com> wrote:

> >> It's a pity we can't get ISPs to advertise the effective data rate of
> their
> >> services.
> >
> > A more meaningful observation is that you have 8 hr 20 min of download
> per
> > month.
> >
> > The data rate you get when you are sitting at the computer is the most
> > important to users so 8Mb/s is a fair description (if that is what you
> get).
> Neither of those make sense to me.

Sounds to me like a good way to describe it would be "an 8Mb/s ADSL
connection with a 30GB data cap".


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