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On 05/02/2018 23:23, Alan Browne wrote:
> On 2018-02-05 14:45, RJH wrote:
>> On 05/02/2018 17:54, android wrote:
>>> On 2018-02-05 17:34:45 +0000, Alan Browne said:
>>>
>>>> On 2018-02-03 19:08, RichA wrote:
>>>>> On Friday, 2 February 2018 22:09:18 UTC-5, Eric Stevens  wrote:
>>>>>> On Fri, 2 Feb 2018 18:40:34 -0800 (PST), RichA<rander3128@gmail.com>
>>>>>> wrote:
>>>>>>
>>>>>>> On Friday, 2 February 2018 01:19:30 UTC-5, android  wrote:
>>>>>>>> ...the compact digital camera...
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>> <https://www.canonnews.com/the-2017-cipa-results-are-in>
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> Americans keep bringing up the technological rear.
>>>>>>
>>>>>> Crap.
>>>>>> -- 
>>>>>>
>>>>>> Regards,
>>>>>>
>>>>>> Eric Stevens
>>>>>
>>>>> They created the working internet (if not invented) and now slog 
>>>>> along at 25MB/s while Asia and some of Europe is at a gig.
>>>>
>>>> Look at Speedtest's compiled results for fixed service (ie: not 
>>>> mobile).
>>>>
>>>> Average speed:
>>>>
>>>>     Singapore (1st) is 166 Mb/s.
>>>>     US (8th) is 83.2 Mb/s.
>>>>     Canada (16th) is 77 Mb/s.
>>>>
>>>> All of western Europe is slower than the US, except Sweden.  
>>>> Denmark, The Netherlands and Switzerland are essentially tied with 
>>>> the US.
>>>>
>>>> http://www.speedtest.net/global-index
>>>
>>> You get what you pay for. I have a 50-100 line and is oki with that 
>>> since I don't stream much, but you can get 500-1000 Mb/s if you pay 
>>> trice... The difference in average between Sweden and the US is 
>>> minimal actually and I guess that the Britts are just chepoos that 
>>> don't wanna punny up!
>>
>> UK: I suspect that's something to do with it - I think 100Mbps is 
>> there if people are willing to pay. Which as it happens I do - 
>> £30/month for basic landline and mobile, and 100Mbps internet.
> 
> That's astoundingly cheap.
> 

This is similar to my deal:

https://www.talktalk.co.uk/shop/broadband/fibrespeedboost/v

They chop/change every few months.


>> I suppose 1000Mbs would be nice, but hardly necessary. I can download 
>> 1GB through a VPN in a couple of minutes which seems fine.
> 
> I pay CAD $82 for 120 Mb/s.    Speedtest consistently shows it at 135 
> Mb/s even when testing to London/Paris/Tokyo.
> 

Actually, I'm only getting 60Mb/s right now - so maybe you don't pay 
that much more than me.


-- 
Cheers, Rob