Why the U.S. Has Fallen Behind in Internet Speed and Affordability

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  1. lotuseclat79

    lotuseclat79 Registered Member

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    Why the U.S. Has Fallen Behind in Internet Speed and Affordability.

    -- Tom
     
  2. digmor crusher

    digmor crusher Registered Member

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    Its all going to hell, all about money baby.
     
  3. TairikuOkami

    TairikuOkami Registered Member

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    It is kind of an irony, people who can access netflix to watch movies legally, can not really use it and the rest of the world would love to, but it is not allowed. :doubt:
     
  4. Daveski17

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    British Telecom keep telling me they are the fastest and most competitive ISP in the world. Sounds like pork pies to me lol.
     
  5. Rasheed187

    Rasheed187 Registered Member

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    I feel bad for you guys, over here in Holland it's only getting faster and faster. I currently have a download speed of 120 Mbps (via cable), I don't even need it, to be honest. The bad news is that services like Netflix and Videoland Unlimited suck. Netflix's database is crappy, and VU still charges for the "newest" movies.

    https://www.videoland.com/videoland-unlimited
     
  6. Veeshush

    Veeshush Registered Member

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    Internet congestion, ISP monopolies and all that aside: It's the capped upload speed I really hate. Sure, I can get 40mbps and over for download, but upload? Upload is capped at 5mbps.
     
  7. FreddyFreeloader

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    I watch Netflix on a Roku streamer hooked up to a 3mb DSL connection - movies play in HD with no buffering at all.
     
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