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Someone with time to do the math?
By Mitch101 on 8/29/2008 8:20:36 AM , Rating: 2
Someone with time to do the math?

If I had a 56K modem downloading 24x7 how much data would be downloaded in a month?

If the modem beats it they they should offer the service significantly less that the cost of dialup because they are then offering a lesser service.




RE: Someone with time to do the math?
By Mitch101 on 8/29/2008 8:31:03 AM , Rating: 2
Ok I found a calculator.

http://www.onlineconversion.com/downloadspeed.htm
punched in 240000Mb

Single-pair HDSL (S-HDSL) 758 / 24 hours = 31.58 (This is what comcasts service is about equal to)

Which means any of the following services are faster or anything about 758K is a faster service.

Consumer DSL (CDSL)
T1
HDSL
T3
Very high-speed DSL (VDSL)
OC1
100 Base-T (fast ethernet)
ATM
OC3
1000 Base-T

Looks like Verizon/Windstream/AT&T and going to get a lot more customers.


By mikecel79 on 8/29/2008 10:22:50 AM , Rating: 2
Comcast broadband is usually about 10Mbps. According to the bandwidth calculator on DSL reports you could potentially download 2.9TB in a 30 day period assuming you were going at full speed all day for 30 days.

http://www.dslreports.com/calculator?sz=&c1=Calc&t...


RE: Someone with time to do the math?
By nvalhalla on 8/29/2008 11:11:06 AM , Rating: 2
640MB a day with 56Kb dialup for 24 hours

18144000 or 18GB a month

220752000 KB, or 220 GB a year.


By nvalhalla on 8/29/2008 5:33:40 PM , Rating: 1
I was rated down for answering someones question? I didn't realize you guys hated math that much...


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