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  Reply # 1048007 19-May-2014 14:01
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Purchase a 1Gbps HSNS connection with a SLA and CIR. Buy a pair of Ubiquiti airFiber 24GHz radio's. Purchase some space on a tower/building. Set up the radio link. Do speedtests all day to show people how cool you are.

Easy!........ lol

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  Reply # 1048019 19-May-2014 14:16
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sidefx:
kiwikiwi: 
muppet: Why doesn't my vacuum cleaner offer no loss of suction?


why does my car have no fuel efficiency? ;)


Why doesn't my local taxi company use lamborghini's?  I've read about lamborghini's and that they go much faster than the nissan sunnies that my local cheap taxi company uses, I just don't understand why they are denying me this clearly superiour technology?? 


(sorry I really couldn't resist. Tongue firmly in cheek.)


Settle down everyone. This is why Geekzone should have age limit - for 9 years old+ only.





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  Reply # 1048036 19-May-2014 14:31
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As already mentioned, it requires more bandwidth/spectrum and therefore higher costs.

Although I noticed the WiMax upgrade to speed in 2011 from what I can tell, only requires a doubling of bandwidth, which compared with the leap from 40 to 1Gbps is way more efficient use of spectrum. But I'd imagine there'd be more customers in the end not more speed to exsisting customers since that's where the $$$ would be.


Sidenote: My local taxi company uses Toyota and Honda hybrids (Nissan Sunnies cost less). If they owned a lamborghini though I'm sure they could make a business case for celeb's and long distance airport trips for them since the local costs $300-400 for a 3 hour drive to Queenstown. Compared to the bicycle, cars were a really expensive idea back in 1886. However, the hyrids are more efficient and cost less in the long term. I would think WiMax2 would fall in to this bracket - higher investment but long term payback in terms of efficiency (more users) should be higher?

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  Reply # 1048078 19-May-2014 14:50
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/me predicts another thread started asking another question on a similar vein very shortly.



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  Reply # 1048086 19-May-2014 14:56
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networkn: /me predicts another thread started asking another question on a similar vein very shortly.


Not really.





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  Reply # 1048233 19-May-2014 17:08
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Firebreaker:
networkn: /me predicts another thread started asking another question on a similar vein very shortly.


Not really.


can we get that in writing as one would say?

you have enough information, you have all the options now you need to go away and decide what to do

and i guess we will see you back when what ever you choose doesn't meet your expecations



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  Reply # 1048236 19-May-2014 17:14
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Jase2985:
Firebreaker:
networkn: /me predicts another thread started asking another question on a similar vein very shortly.


Not really.


can we get that in writing as one would say?

you have enough information, you have all the options now you need to go away and decide what to do

and i guess we will see you back when what ever you choose doesn't meet your expecations


I won't create a new thread asking for help. I'll post a thread when I get a good solution:)





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  Reply # 1048250 19-May-2014 17:43

Why does my car have a speed limit?

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  Reply # 1048279 19-May-2014 17:58
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It's amazing how vicious geekzoners can be when slightly annoyed.

Give the guy a break, he's learning. We were all there once. Nobody is forcing you to read this thread and reply with dry snark.







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  Reply # 1048294 19-May-2014 18:14
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ripdog: It's amazing how vicious geekzoners can be when slightly annoyed.

Give the guy a break, he's learning. We were all there once. Nobody is forcing you to read this thread and reply with dry snark.


Thank you:)
I appreciate it. I know an OK amount relating to phones and the technologies involved and desktop PC's are something I have an understanding of but the whole broadband thing like how cabinets work how wireless works, etc is something I clearly do not get.

Before I moved here all I knew was that I had a 12-15Mbps connection and 0.9 up but ever since moving I've learnt far more about different technologies like ADSL, ADSL 2 and VDSL. I'm still learning as well. Thanks for understanding:)





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