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The following user(s) suffer from dial-up, a severe disorder in which connecting to the internet disables the use of the telephone. Connection speeds are hideously slow.
Cervantes - 28.8kbps
Martin, on the other hand, has Japanese internet and is connected at 50mbps - that's 50,000 kbps. This is just over 1700 times faster than 28.8kbps. He regularly sees download speeds of 2.5mb/s.