On the web at 1 gigabit per second

Martin Varsavsky:

To have an idea of what it’s like to have a 1 Gig connection, here’s how long it took to perform the following downloads:

-new skype software: < 1 second -high-resolution movie trailer by Apple (200 Mb): < 3 seconds. -song on Napster < 1 second I simply didn’t want to disconnect. In my house in Madrid, I have a 1 Mb connection (uplink) and much less on downlink. I asked for much faster connection and I was told to wait 5 weeks…

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