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Re: [News] British Telecommunications Joins The Linux Phone Standards

Mark Kent wrote:

> 7 <website_has_email@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> espoused:
>> Mark Kent wrote:
>> 
>>> 7 <website_has_email@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> espoused:
>>>> Roy Schestowitz wrote:
>>>> 
>>>>> BT Joins Linux Phone Standards Forum
>>>>> 
>>>>> ,----[ Quote ]
>>>>> | The Linux Phone Standards (LiPS) Forum, adding to the growing
>>>>> | momentum of standards-based mobile Linux, announced today that BT
>>>>> | PLC [LSE: BT Group] has joined the consortium and will participate
>>>>> | in the group's specification and standardization activities
>>>>> `----
>>>>> 
>>>>> http://www.embedded-computing.com/news/db/?8517
>>>>> 
>>>>> Brilliant. Mobile Linux is on a roll.
>>>> 
>>>> I'm afraid you can't trust BT$. This is the same company that
>>>> officially announced that customers don't need anything more
>>>> than 1Mbit broadband (or thereabouts) and that they won't invest
>>>> in any infrastructure to upgrade existing users.
>>>> 
>>>> Promises promises!!!
>>> 
>>> That's not quite true.  Most BT lines support up to 8Mbit/s.
>>> 
>>>> 
>>>> If BT$ would only stick to promises, then investors
>>>> can invest in 100Mbit+ networks as available now in EU countries,
>>>> and far eastern countries.
>>> 
>>> Like where?
>> 
>> google is your friend
>> 
> 
> You made the assertion - kindly prove it, as I'm not going to do your
> homework.

Google is your friend.
I'm not going to do your homework for you.


> In the meantime, if you want to have 140MBit/s to your home, you've been
> able to have that since the 1980s, but it's not cheap.

100Mbits/sec for roughly 30 quid a month in a couple of countries.



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