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xbox1011

join:2012-08-18
Etobicoke, ON

[Ultra/Lite] What do you do with your internet speed

i wonder other than downloading movies or tv shows there is no need for fast speed



elitefx

join:2011-02-14
London, ON
kudos:2

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Ummm, there's a million guys out there playing online games. I think they need the speed for good framerates/buffering etc. I remember when the fastest was 1mbps/.512mbps. I had 128kbps/64kbps and it was brutal. Wouldn't want to go back to that ever.....

Oh yea, almost forgot. Lot of homes have 6 people online simultaneously and big bandwidth/fast speeds are a must or they won't be able to load a page......



QuantumPimp

join:2012-02-19
Reviews:
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reply to xbox1011

said by xbox1011:

i wonder other than downloading movies or tv shows there is no need for fast speed

Is this post just a really, really lazy troll? Speed isn't all that important for downloading.

Try streaming some newer content from twitch.tv, revision 3, netflix, or whatever. Watching an on-line broadcast with multiple HD feeds can easily saturate the best DSL service Bell has to offer. Ditto if there is more than one person in a household.

Delay and jitter is also important for services like VOIP some of which is helped by having faster network speeds.


yyzlhr

@rogers.com
reply to xbox1011

Even web browsing is a much better experience with a fast connection. I had lite internet when I was a student because I was being cheap, but soon upgraded to Express because it was just a pain to download articles and browse through academic databases without a fast connection.


xbox1011

join:2012-08-18
Etobicoke, ON
reply to xbox1011

linux distros and usenet



Stalker42

join:2008-01-10
hohoho
reply to xbox1011

E-Mail, Online banking, Facebook,

Rogers lite is fine for me, as I dont download Movies games or TV Shows I dont spend alot of time online.


Anzio

join:2008-11-22
Innisfil, ON

1 recommendation

reply to xbox1011

said by xbox1011:

linux distros and usenet

Did you just reply to your own thread with an answer to your own question?

xbox1011

join:2012-08-18
Etobicoke, ON

ya so?



ChuckcZar

@teksavvy.com
reply to xbox1011

There's netflix and jailbroken Apple Tv which required a lot of bandwidth especially if you have 4 or 5 boxes in one household.