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snadge

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steve195527

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Re: Iceland has faster Average Broadband speed (down and up) than UK
« Reply #1 on: 26 September 2014, 14:35:21 »
less people and a newer infrastructure,to be expected really

snadge

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Re: Iceland has faster Average Broadband speed (down and up) than UK
« Reply #2 on: 26 September 2014, 14:37:35 »
less people and a newer infrastructure,to be expected really

true but still goes to show we have some catching up to do

what makes you think they use a newer infrastructure?

steve195527

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Re: Iceland has faster Average Broadband speed (down and up) than UK
« Reply #3 on: 26 September 2014, 14:39:45 »
less people and a newer infrastructure,to be expected really

true but still goes to show we have some catching up to do
christ sake don't show us south korea's average then lol we have loads of catching up to do to them
I bet there are fewer in Iceland living away from population centres as in the uk as well,there are very few villages like we have here

http://www.techradar.com/news/internet/broadband/south-korea-s-new-mobile-broadband-set-to-be-fastest-in-world-1217261

steve195527

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Re: Iceland has faster Average Broadband speed (down and up) than UK
« Reply #4 on: 26 September 2014, 14:45:24 »
less people and a newer infrastructure,to be expected really

true but still goes to show we have some catching up to do

what makes you think they use a newer infrastructure?
our phone system,which most BB relies on is one of the oldest,if not the oldest in the world

snadge

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Re: Iceland has faster Average Broadband speed (down and up) than UK
« Reply #5 on: 26 September 2014, 19:22:14 »
less people and a newer infrastructure,to be expected really

true but still goes to show we have some catching up to do

what makes you think they use a newer infrastructure?
our phone system,which most BB relies on is one of the oldest,if not the oldest in the world

i might be wrong but wont be surprised if they too use copper and DSL

actually:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Internet_in_Iceland

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91.5% of the broadband access being DSL in 2010
 8% of broadband connections using optical fiber in 2010
Technology

ADSL in Iceland is ADSL2+ (since mid-2005) in the capital and well populated areas and ADSL in other places.[citation needed]
The main providers are: Iceland Telecom (Síminn hf), Vodafone Iceland (Fjarskipti ehf), Vortex (Hringiđan ehf) and Hringdu

steve195527

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Re: Iceland has faster Average Broadband speed (down and up) than UK
« Reply #6 on: 26 September 2014, 20:02:06 »
less people and a newer infrastructure,to be expected really

true but still goes to show we have some catching up to do

what makes you think they use a newer infrastructure?
our phone system,which most BB relies on is one of the oldest,if not the oldest in the world

i might be wrong but wont be surprised if they too use copper and DSL

actually:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Internet_in_Iceland

Quote
91.5% of the broadband access being DSL in 2010
 8% of broadband connections using optical fiber in 2010
Technology

ADSL in Iceland is ADSL2+ (since mid-2005) in the capital and well populated areas and ADSL in other places.[citation needed]
The main providers are: Iceland Telecom (Síminn hf), Vodafone Iceland (Fjarskipti ehf), Vortex (Hringiđan ehf) and Hringdu
I would bet most countries use mainly copper and dsl,its just our copper is older lol and it does deteriorate with age/repairs etc

 

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