[nSLUG] Chebucto Security
draker at gmail.com
Thu Jan 22 13:42:13 AST 2009
2009/1/22 Richard Bonner <ak621 at chebucto.ns.ca>:
> On Wed, 21 Jan 2009, Daniel Morrison wrote:
>> "Any other ISP" (i.e. the way _most_ other people do it nowadays, with
>> cable or DSL modems):
> *** Actually, that is not the case. There are many that cannot
> afford the gouged prices Canadians pay for wide bandwidth
> connections. Then there are the millions that are outside the
> service areas and must use dial-up.
I was imprecise. Dial-up with PPP is equivalent to cable or DSL, for
the purposes of 'where the encryption end-points are'.
Canada has some of the lowest broadband prices in the world, and until
recently, lower than the US.
This link doesn't include Canada, but my calculation puts Canada on
par with Norway (15 Mbps service from Eastlink at $60/month = $4/Mb of
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