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So they are rolling out gigabit fibre in homes but 5mbs is overloading the system?

Everyone's road is big enough to drive to their home, yet if we all got on the same highway at once it would be a traffic jam.

Just because they're selling you Gigabit, doesn't mean that they actually have the capacity to provide you a guaranteed Gigabit pipe. They're overprovisioning their network and hoping that not enough people want to max their connection out at the same time.

In other words, a bill of goods.

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