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Which kind of internet connection do you have at home?

I have a slow internet connection at home.
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I have a fast internet connection at home.
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I have no internet connection at home.
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Post by bhoeyb » Fri Oct 18, 2002 10:52 pm

I have a fast one (Telenet) :mrgreen:

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Re: Internet connection

Post by Craco » Sat Oct 19, 2002 12:35 am

bhoeyb wrote:I have a fast one (Telenet) :mrgreen:
Fast one also and guess what... Telenet.... :twisted:

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Post by hebben-en-houden » Sat Oct 19, 2002 1:16 am

I use @home at home :lol:

and I use ADSL at work :wink: :arrow: :arrow:
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Post by olskie bolskie » Sat Oct 19, 2002 1:59 am

I have almost adsl

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Post by Skylimit » Sat Oct 19, 2002 8:37 am

ADSL ... it runs like a train
Time is on our side ...

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Post by iveohc » Sat Oct 19, 2002 10:20 am

for some reason my ADSL is named T-DSL but it's the same thing ;)

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Post by BossaNova » Sat Oct 19, 2002 11:16 am

just a 56k modem here :cry: :cry: :cry:

here ADSL or Cable is just to expensive... for ADSL they want something like 39 euros/month plus more then 150 euros to activate..

haven't enough euros..

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Post by K3lvin » Sat Oct 19, 2002 11:35 am

I've Cable modem and I pay for it 47 € /month. That's pretty cheap, normally even 256kbps ADSL is worth of 50 €.

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Post by BossaNova » Sat Oct 19, 2002 12:10 pm

K3lvin wrote:I've Cable modem and I pay for it 47 € /month. That's pretty cheap, normally even 256kbps ADSL is worth of 50 €.
ok, but compare the portuguese wages with the dutch ones..

who has a 400-500 euros/month can't afford that... :roll:

PS: how can you write the euro symbol without error messages?

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Post by Debtam » Sat Oct 19, 2002 12:14 pm

I've Cable modem at home and I pay for it 29 € /month and I use ADSL at work.
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Post by Skylimit » Sat Oct 19, 2002 12:16 pm

BossaNova wrote:just a 56k modem here :cry: :cry: :cry:

here ADSL or Cable is just to expensive... for ADSL they want something like 39 euros/month plus more then 150 euros to activate..

haven't enough euros..

bn 8)
I think we have about the same price around here ... but before ADSL I had a "free" connection, which cost me about the same (telephone bill)
Now I travel at 100 times the speed I used to, and can spend as much time as I like, download the most stupid items, or just listen to music over the net, or play a chess game with someone from Brazil, or use the internet as a telephone, why not ... ? It's all been paid for + my telephone line is not busy all the time...

But all in all, the reason we did it is because my wife needs it for professional reasons (just lucky)
Time is on our side ...

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Post by pinguino79 » Sat Oct 19, 2002 12:58 pm

Guess what? I have ADSL....
Free activation, 33 EUR/month and no phone bills!
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Post by emmem » Sat Oct 19, 2002 1:23 pm

At home it's a telenet cable modem too at 41.95 Eur/month.

At work I'm not sure I now we have both Belgacom and Telenet as provider. But I think the connections are a bit more performant than Cable or ADSL.

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Post by Antti » Sat Oct 19, 2002 1:39 pm

Does almost everybody really have a fast connection, or is it just that people with slow connections(except me and bn) aren't patient enough to browse this forum? Or maybe they just don't vote 'cause loading this page again after casting the vote takes some time.
I have a 56kbps modem, but still the real speed of my connection is only about 40kbps. :cry: That's annoying, almost 30% of my modem's speed is wasted somewhere. :evil: That is still enough for reading this forum and other rather "simple" sites, but many sites have extra opening pages and lots of images and animations that make my modem frustrating slow.
The reason I don't have a cable or ADSL is, of course, money. My parents don't want to pay that much for an internet connection, because they can use fast internet all day at work. :cry:

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Post by K3lvin » Sat Oct 19, 2002 2:02 pm

BossaNova wrote: ok, but compare the portuguese wages with the dutch ones..

who has a 400-500 euros/month can't afford that... :roll:
Even though we have a little bit higher wages, Finland's overall purchasing power parity is one of the lowest in the EU (due to high prices, taxes etc.), do high speed Internet connections are expensive from Finnish point of view, too.
BossaNova wrote: PS: how can you write the euro symbol without error messages?
I really don't know, I just type the sign :?
Mayby you need some upgrade or something. I dunno.
pinguino79 wrote: Guess what? I have ADSL....
Free activation, 33 EUR/month and no phone bills!
Goddammit that's unfair! The activation costs about 150-200 € here if you get ADSL or cable. And the monthly fee is still about 2/3 of our prices in Italy! The Dutch seem to have reasonable prices too.

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