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# 38202 25-Jul-2009 16:36
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So you have won the Swiss lotto and you are mega rich.
Congrats
And being a geek you want to establish a mountain top lair to rival that of any super villan.
You need the internet, fast internet, money is of no limitation.
No land lines going to the new house you build on top of mount taranaki. 
What would you do?

i have looked around and it seems the fastest i can find is 2mbps : ( and thats with scorch.





PS: In retrospect i should have put this in the Random stuff forum. sorry.




Cheers guys.

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  # 238920 25-Jul-2009 17:02
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i would emigrate




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  # 238922 25-Jul-2009 17:09
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joker97: i would emigrate


to where and why?

 
 
 
 


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  # 238992 26-Jul-2009 01:46
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Run a dedicated fibre up the mountain. If money's no object...




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  # 238999 26-Jul-2009 02:35
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magu: Run a dedicated fibre up the mountain. If money's no object...


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  # 239013 26-Jul-2009 10:07
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magu: Run a dedicated fibre up the mountain. If money's no object...


what speeds would you get with something like that?
could you hook it strait in to a network node?

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  # 239020 26-Jul-2009 10:36
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I'm not an expert in fibre, but I think the speeds are just limited to what both endpoints' equipment can handle.

So if you got tons of cash for it, I wouldn't be surprised in getting 25Mbps or more.




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  # 239064 26-Jul-2009 13:15
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I would run a dedicated fibre connection up the mountain, then run my own fibre connection to the States and peer directly with one of the big ISPs over there.

/drools...

 
 
 
 




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  # 239088 26-Jul-2009 14:41
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Surely there is a satelite/microwave option that you can use.
just an excuse to erect a massive dish on your roof.

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  # 239110 26-Jul-2009 16:56
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Fibre + [your own] satellite for a little bit of redundancy.




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