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Wednesday, June 28, 2006

100Mbps internet cafe 

An internet cafe has just opened, with each computer having a 100Mbps connection, possibly because it's connected diretly to the UK portion internets backbone, as Goonhilly satellite station in Cornwall: http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/england/cornwall/5123118.stm

Does beg the question however, why would anyone in an internet cafe need such access? I guess it may become a mecca for gamers...
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