Source: USA Today
quote: According to the FCC, about a third of Americans have no access to broadband.
quote: By tayb on 2/14/2014 12:48:05 PM , Rating: 2 What? Less than 20% of Americans live in rural locations. http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/06/13/rural-us-... The actual number appears to be closer to 15%. So I'm not sure what in the world you are talking about.
quote: Because sooner or later everything is going to the cloud, and that "one third" can just go eat sand.
quote: I'm amongst the "one third" that absolutely requires an alternative to streaming and cloud services
quote: There is no such thing as 100% availability
quote: People like you can pound sand when the network goes down.
quote: There are alternatives and there always will be. However I'm just stating an OBVIOUS fact based on a long-time trend. More and more of our daily lives and activities will be on "the cloud". What's so offensive about that exactly?Soon we won't even have to install games and apps. They'll all be streamed from the cloud. You can already play games off the cloud, there's a few services who do this, and it's actually pretty damn impressive how good it works.
quote: and that "one third" can just go eat sand.
quote: Just come to Denver
quote: so the rest of us don't get robbed by Comcast, Time Warner, etc...
quote: Otherwise, just think of this as Google eliminating the uplink bottleneck for every house with more than just one internet-connected device...
quote: Presumably you'd also want a router that can do NAT at 10Gb/s.