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75-year old Swede can download a movie in two seconds
07-20-2007, 01:44 PM, (This post was last modified: 07-20-2007, 01:45 PM by waxzy.)
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75-year old Swede can download a movie in two seconds
75-year old Swede can download a movie in two seconds

Sigbritt Lothberg of Stockholm has 40 gigabits-per-second fiber-optic Internet connection. It just might be the fastest residential connection on Earth.

In less than 2 seconds, Lothberg can download a full-length movie on her home computer — many thousand times faster than most residential connections... The speed is reached using a new modulation technique that allows the sending of data between two routers placed up to 1,240 miles apart, without any transponders in between...

The article says she uses her connection to read online newspapers, and nothing more. Link

Newscast video on the story
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07-20-2007, 02:44 PM, (This post was last modified: 07-20-2007, 02:45 PM by waxzy.)
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75-year old Swede can download a movie in two seconds
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Sigbritt, 75, has world's fastest broadband
A 75 year old woman from Karlstad in central Sweden has been thrust into the IT history books - with the world's fastest internet connection.

Sigbritt Löthberg's home has been supplied with a blistering 40 Gigabits per second connection, many thousands of times faster than the average residential link and the first time ever that a home user has experienced such a high speed.
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But Sigbritt, who had never had a computer until now, is no ordinary 75 year old. She is the mother of Swedish internet legend Peter Löthberg who, along with Karlstad Stadsnät, the local council's network arm, has arranged the connection.

"This is more than just a demonstration," said network boss Hafsteinn Jonsson.

"As a network owner we're trying to persuade internet operators to invest in faster connections. And Peter Löthberg wanted to show how you can build a low price, high capacity line over long distances," he told The Local.

Sigbritt will now be able to enjoy 1,500 high definition HDTV channels simultaneously. Or, if there is nothing worth watching there, she will be able to download a full high definition DVD in just two seconds.

The secret behind Sigbritt's ultra-fast connection is a new modulation technique which allows data to be transferred directly between two routers up to 2,000 kilometres apart, with no intermediary transponders.

According to Karlstad Stadsnät the distance is, in theory, unlimited - there is no data loss as long as the fibre is in place.

"I want to show that there are other methods than the old fashioned ways such as copper wires and radio, which lack the possibilities that fibre has," said Peter Löthberg, who now works at Cisco.

Cisco contributed to the project but the point, said Hafsteinn Jonsson, is that fibre technology makes such high speed connections technically and commercially viable.

"The most difficult part of the whole project was installing Windows on Sigbritt's PC," said Jonsson.

http://www.thelocal.se/7869/20070712


Quote:"The most difficult part of the whole project was installing Windows on Sigbritt's PC," said Jonsson.
I bet, heheheh
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&I've come to the conclusion, after having spent many years in politics, is that our presidential elections turn out to be more of a charade than anything else, and I think that is true today. It is a charade,& - Ron Paul, Sept 2008.
------------------
We're in a lot of trouble, watch this - http://www.youtube.com/v/3L3QVn4JyYA
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[Image: guns250x200dw9.jpg]
[Image: armiw4.gif]
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You cannot tax someone's labor because that is slavery
- Ed Brown, June 18 2007
------------------
The world's &freeest& country has the highest number in prison.
- arundhati roy
------------------
The crisis of modern democracy is a profound one. Free elections, a free press and an independent judiciary mean little when the free market has reduced them to commodities available on sale to the highest bidder.
- arundhati roy
------------------
The era of manufacturing consent has given way to the era of manufacturing news. Soon media newsrooms will drop the pretense, and start hiring theater directors instead of journalists.
- arundhati roy
------------------
The structure of capitalism is flawed. The motor that powers it cannot but vastly increase the disparity between the poor and the rich globally and within countries as well. Parecon is a brave argument for replacing that flawed machine and offers a much needed -- more equitable, democratic, participatory -- alternative economic vision.
- arundhati roy
------------------
[The choice between John Kerry and George Bush] is not a real choice. It's an apparent choice. Like choosing a brand of detergent. Whether you buy Ivory Snow or Tide, they're both owned by Proctor & Gamble.
- arundhati roy
------------------
No government's condemnation of terrorism is credible if it cannot show itself to be open to change by nonviolent dissent
- arundhati roy
[Image: sigterrorgj3.jpg]
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Dr. Hermann Oberth who pioneered rocket design for the German Reich during World War II and later advanced rocket technology for the American manned space launches, cryptically stated: "We cannot take the credit for our record advancement in certain scientific fields alone; we have been helped."

When asked by whom, he replied: "The people of other worlds."
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07-21-2007, 07:41 PM,
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75-year old Swede can download a movie in two seconds
i dont see how this is a good marketing technique ... bue hey, its makes us all envy uh?:P
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09-06-2007, 02:09 AM,
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75-year old Swede can download a movie in two seconds
waxzy Wrote:75-year old Swede can download a movie in two seconds, i want one!

You want a 75-year old Swede?!


About Cisco:

Quote:Systems vice president, Fredy Cheung, agreed, adding, "Success does not only depend on having cutting-edge networking solutions. To truly make our customers competitive, we share our experience working, in this case, with their international peers in the oil and chemical industry. Our cooperation with Sinopec sets another example of how early Cisco involvement can improve an organization's business model and competitive strength."

The Cisco solution is based on Cisco 7600 and 3600 series routers. Sinopec Corp. will also deploy other Cisco value-added services and applications, including H.323 Multimedia Conferencing, virtual private network (VPN) and IP telephony, to support its new infrastructure.

About Sinopec
China Petroleum & Chemical Corporation (Sinopec Corp.) is a vertically integrated energy and chemical company that is engaged in oil and gas exploration and production, and the production and distribution of oil and chemical products. Its major physical assets are located in southeast China (its principle market), an area that has seen the highest economic growth in China and represents 78 percent of China's GDP.


WANTING to be able to download faster than lightning has some raping and pillaging concerns for me, especially when I don't think we need this technology.... I have a hard enough time keeping up with the stuff I download at a normal speed.


What do we need it for? This is the next step closer to VR... voluntary pluggling in, then....:dazed:
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