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dsoegiarto

join:2010-04-16
Ottawa, ON

BS

Bull-shit.

The primary driver is because they kept losing direct consumers as people kept switching to cable or indie ISPs.

smokemonster
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join:2011-02-10
Absolutely. That and the fact they are STILL trying to cram a reliable Internet signal onto 19th century technology - telephone copper pairs. I love seeing these massive telecom companies crying foul on our usage patterns, while simultaneously claiming to have the best, most reliable networks. Then they QQ about having to carry data from Netflix and other streaming services...

Gardener
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join:2006-10-19
Burnaby, BC
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said by smokemonster:

Absolutely. That and the fact they are STILL trying to cram a reliable Internet signal onto 19th century technology - telephone copper pairs.

Um - twisted pair does work, y'know; gigabit around the home, and 25 Mbit down the phone line. But perhaps that is not fast enough for you.