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    Text messaging turns 25

    Meanwhile monthly average mobile data usage in the EU hits 2.4GB.
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    Re: Text messaging turns 25

    Wow I feel old ,when I was a kid I had to run to the phone box to call my mates .

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    Re: Text messaging turns 25

    Phone box? Phone box? - you had it lucky lad, when I was a lad, we were lucky to get a piece of wet string and two tin can!

    (With apologies to Monty Python, although the original sketc was old than that https://youtu.be/VAdlkunflRs
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    Jesus Christ Finland, dat average monthly data xD

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    Re: Text messaging turns 25

    25? I'm sure I haven't done that many?? Maybe 15.

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    Re: Text messaging turns 25

    Quote Originally Posted by Tabbykatze View Post
    Jesus Christ Finland, dat average monthly data xD
    makes sense since it's their legal rights to have internet connection at home of at least 100mbps and a request to isp cannot be denied even if you live in middle of nowhere

    also, their usual home connection is 1 - 2 gbps for much less a month than in uk

    see what happens when government acts in interest of people, not openreach/bt

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    Re: Text messaging turns 25

    Quote Originally Posted by aniilv View Post
    makes sense since it's their legal rights to have internet connection at home of at least 100mbps and a request to isp cannot be denied even if you live in middle of nowhere

    also, their usual home connection is 1 - 2 gbps for much less a month than in uk

    see what happens when government acts in interest of people, not openreach/bt
    The data usage refers to mobile data, not home broadband. However, I agree that the costs and speed in Finland are good, but then if I was paying income Tax at 50%, I might start to think it expensive!
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    Re: Text messaging turns 25

    However, the UK's average is diluted by a large number of installed M2M SIM cards (average 291MB data usage per month) otherwise our average consumption would be 2.8GB.
    Another thing we can blame on smart meters!

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