I still get people trying to convince me that HSDPA, EV-DO, WiMAX or whatever will close the gap between fixed and mobile broadband speeds.
And I still believe it's arrant nonsense. Copper & fibre are cheaper than spectrum, and unless you live somewhere a long way from the nearest exchange or cable headend, they always will be.
In fact, I firmly believe the gap is broadening, not narrowing. And this post from James Enck over at EuroTelcoBlog underlines the point.
Yes, that's €7 per month for symmetrical 30Mbit/s .
Stick that in your 4G pipe and smoke it.
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