Reply to post: Re: Why Nobody buys 100mbs

nbn™ says nobody needs gigabit internet, trumpets XG-Fast at 8Gbps anyway


Re: Why Nobody buys 100mbs

"There are no applications, real or imagined, that need high bandwidth in homes. You do not need a 25mbs to file a tax return or access health records etc."

Sure, but thus far this year I have filed zero tax returns from home and accessed zero health records. I have, however, watched a hundred plus TV shows and movies and streamed hundreds if not thousands of songs. Granted none of them require super high bandwidth connections, but all of them require more than your examples, and they regularly exceed what I can get on an ADSL connection (old copper, I struggle to hold a connection let alone actually do anything with it) or a 4G mobile connection (which is sub-dial-up speeds during the evening even with signal strength dealt with through a couple of high-gain antennas on the roof).

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