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Networks Satellite Internet

Discussion in 'Hardware' started by ChriX, 11 Jan 2002.

  1. ChriX

    ChriX ^

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    ok, so I cant get ADSL or Cable or ANYTHING like that so how about satellite internet? Anyone use it here? Comments?

    Cheers
     
  2. RTT

    RTT #parp

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    well

    ive heard a lot - i know someone who has it already and uses 64k ISDN for the upload, but he gets up to 2mb/sec downloads!

    some providers put a bandwidth limit of 1gb a day, which considering you can get 2mb/sec downloads is nothing

    i'll give you his contact on MSN if you want?
     
  3. ChriX

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    Yeah, I need a sat connection that can upload too, which might make it more expensive, dunno?
     
  4. RTT

    RTT #parp

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    upload as well is a lot lot more :(
     
  5. relix

    relix Minimodder

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    it's called something with blue, and it's one and a half times as expensive as ADSL, I've read somewhere.

    The bad new is it isn't available yet for 2004 I think :(
     
  6. bradford010

    bradford010 Bradon Frohman

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    Is it me or is this really tempting? Europe online.
    2Meg/sec for less than £100 a year?
     
  7. BannedMojo

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    hmmm Interesting...

    The price would get quite hefty after all €15 per month + ISP charges.. My m8 had a similair service in New Zealand - it was capped to 50KB p/s down and used a 56k line to upload. He got a ping of around 350 for most NZ servers! Which is quite surprising for a satellite signal that was routed through Australia.

    Well that site wouldn't let me see many details, it says 2MB per second - but is there a daily/monthly limit? I couldn't find anything.

    Give em a ring. I dunno how much 5 euros is in Sterling.


    Farewell
     
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    bradford010 Bradon Frohman

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    Roughly 0.6 Euro to the pound. simply cut Euro price by 1/3.
     
  10. BannedMojo

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    Yeah I just checked the Euro before - thanks anyway!
     
  11. MrBadidea

    MrBadidea What's a Dremel?

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    I know theres an english based company thats lining up to release Satellite links for upload/download. Theyve been triling it for a few months down near london or summat... I had a look and they claimed that for £60 a month, you would have unlimited transfer at 2mbps...

    Problem is I can't remember what they were called...
     
  12. Haddy

    Haddy World Domination

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    well ive used sat before and it wuz pretty crappy. when it rained it wuz down. when it wuz cloudy it wuz down. when a lil wind blew trees infront of it it wuz down. when it wuz up i could d/l like 50kb/sec but upload wuz like 5kb/sec so all my online games sucked cause of the slow upload.
     
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