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January 11, 2007

Fiber Optic Internet - Japan Gets 100 Mbps Broadband for $50 Per Month

posted by MR WAVETHEORY at 1/11/2007 09:18:00 AM
Internet at fiber optic speed is coming soon! JCOM, the largest cable provider in Japan, is offering 100 Mbps cable internet service for $50 per month starting in April 2007. That's light speed!

J:COM, the largest cable MSO in Japan, will use pre-DOCSIS 3.0 channel bonding techniques to deliver a super-fast Internet service that caps downstream speeds at 160 Mbps, and upstream speeds at 10 Mbps. J:COM will sell the new service for ¥6,000 (approximately US $50.50 ) per month.

Meanwhile, Verizon is now offering 50 Mbps connection in Massachusetts and Rhode Island through FiOS - which adds to New York, New Jersey and Connecticut. Price gauging at work: $90-$140 per month. For half the speed!

Don't want wires, go with Sprint WiMAX for $55/month for 2 Mbps connection. Just one hitch. You'll have to wait until 2008.

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Blogger tehienews said...

This is amazing. I can't believe this speed is possible. Presently my provider is offering 256kb/sec speed but it never match that number. I think it is somewhere between 20-100kb/sec. compare broadband sites also showing upto 10 mb/sec speed.

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