[ILUG] can we join europe?
kevin at suberic.net
Mon Sep 11 07:48:36 IST 2000
On Sun, Sep 10, 2000 at 09:45:53PM +0100, Michael Megan wrote:
> A bit silly, in my opinion, but it does show a very different attitude
> overseas. I believe that American universities are now being chosen
> on the basis of the availability broadband to the dorms! It seems to
> me that if we rely on our own telcos here to provide advanced services
> we will always be 2 to 5 years behind other countries.
dorms? a friend's younger brother was looking at schools a few years
back and brought some brochures with him. i can't remember which one
it was but they had ethernet access in the quads (the grassy open spaces
between buildings). there was a picture of a kid with a laptop under a
tree with two wires leading to a nearby pole.
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