[rescue] Wireless (GPRS) connection speeds

Joshua D. Boyd jdboyd at celestrion.celestrion.net
Tue Aug 12 13:31:50 CDT 2003

On Tue, Aug 12, 2003 at 02:24:50PM -0400, Dave McGuire wrote:

>   Well...keep in mind, most of the crappy visible performance of a 
> modem connection is latency, not lack of bandwidth.  To wit, a 56Kbps 
> DDS (leased line) connection *feels* about three times faster than a 
> 56Kbps modem connection.

I do have that in mind.  I suspect that "perceived 56k" means that they
slow a low latency link enough so that is feels like the speed of a high
latency 56k modem.

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