[PLUG] [OT] Tata Communications broadband - escalation contacts?
mayuresh at acm.org
Sun Apr 7 19:37:08 PDT 2013
On Sat, Apr 06, 2013 at 10:36:01PM +0530, Ashwin wrote:
> On 06-04-2013 09:02, Mayuresh wrote:
> >My overall impression is wireless (3G/CDMA) plans and QoS are not yet
> >comparable with wired connections. If they become so, I'll be happy to get
> >rid of wired connection mess.
> Considering the same level of communication algorithms, encoding and
> error correction techniques being available for both - the wired
> being a guided and protected medium (protected from external
> interferences) will always remain better than wireless i.e. unguided
It's alright that for higher bandwidths wired will remain a better medium.
For personal use I am content with less than 1mbps (say 512-750kbps etc)
as long as it is consistent.
I think wireless should be capable of providing that much of speed
reliably. They advertise speeds "up to" 3.1mbps (CDMA) and 7.1mbps (3G),
though one doesn't even get 50kbps reliably - at least so with bsnl 3g.
(Haven't tried others.)
I think it's due to indiscriminately adding customers without capacity
planning or any control on QoS on the ISP's part.
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