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Old 08-04-2019, 10:55 PM   #196
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Originally Posted by Undertoad View Post
Each one is hundreds of millions of dollars, and you need multiple of them to every connection point on every continent, and you need to build enough bandwidth into them for a world that will require more and more bandwidth. Requiring you to lay new cables... they estimate, every 25 years.
Now I feel bad as my favorite porn site is in Australia.
Everything is interesting... look closer.
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Old 08-25-2019, 01:43 PM   #197
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Bezos and Musk’s satellite internet could save Americans $30B a year

Competition drives pricing, and everyone is going to get two more competitors in 5-10 years.
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Old 08-25-2019, 01:59 PM   #198
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thank Crom for that net neutrality...oh, wait...

...the apes of time
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