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I went to a wedding in upstate New York last weekend, and I on the drive up, there were some areas where I had no 4G (or LTE, or whatever my phone gets), but anywhere that it was available, it was substantially faster than what I'm used to from the densely-populated areas where I spend most of my time. I assume this was because there were simply fewer people sharing approximately the same bandwidth.

Many people mistake the Gb/s numbers for these modem protocols as Gb/s per subscriber, when in reality it's more so the total throughput of a tower modem shared among subscribers.

Outrage of course, ensues.

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