[AusNOG] Long live the NBN. The NBN is dead?! [personal]
newton at internode.com.au
Fri Aug 13 07:40:24 EST 2010
On 13/08/2010, at 1:52 AM, Karl Auer wrote:
> Sure, I can get along with the bandwidth I have now. If I had double the
> bandwidth I'd do more. I even know roughly *what* I'd do with double the
> bandwidth. I have no clue what I'd do with a hundred or a thousand times
> the bandwidth, but I am as certain as I can be that if the bandwidth was
> there, I would be using it.
You're confusing bandwidth with quota.
> There are only three meaningful answers to the question "how much
> bandwidth do you have?" They are "too little", "enough" and "I don't
No, there's only one meaningful answer: "How much are you paying for?"
The NBN can't and won't change that.
Regardless of any discontinuities the NBN introduces into the consumer
broadband BANDWIDTH discussion, quotas will continue to grow on an
evolutionary basis, not a revolutionary one.
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