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JohnDrake
JohnDrake
2/28/2019 6:22:56 AM
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Even though there may be standards against which products from disaggregated suppliers must be measured, there probably will also be variations in reliabiliity and sustained adherence to tolerances over time.

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michelle
michelle
2/26/2019 10:25:11 PM
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It's been twenty years already? Twenty years ago, I couldn't afford cable (and the broadband that came with). I too was saddled with dial-up. These newer, faster networks are exciting compared to what we had in the olden times.

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afwriter
afwriter
2/25/2019 9:32:29 PM
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It used to take me 12 hours to download a song on dial-up twenty years ago. It is mind-blowing how fast these speeds have become since then.  

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DonBrowne
DonBrowne
2/25/2019 7:55:27 AM
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Pretty impressive of Mississippi State to have "successfully downloaded data 1,000 times faster than current 1 Gbit/s services on the market today. " Once that is in the hands of providers it should provide some cost savings while benefiting customers.

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Ariella
Ariella
2/20/2019 4:28:13 PM
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vision
It all sounds very forward-looking, particulary this: ""MissiON and other higher education research networks must continue to push the limits of communications to adapt to changing conditions and future unforeseen applications." If they can be ahead of even unforeseen applications, that would be amazing.

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