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Faster download

by hpc / February 23, 2004 8:24 AM PST

Hi everyone
In this town there is neither cable TV provider nor cable ISP What do Inetrnet cafes use to connect to the net ? (I guess DSL, ISDN ? ) There are about 30 PCs in the nearest Internet caf

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Re:Faster download
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / February 23, 2004 11:12 AM PST
In reply to: Faster download

Regardless of DSL or CABLE, a "smart" internet cafe would install a monster PROXY SERVER so that content could be cached locally. I'd set up such so the first person that gets something takes the delay. Others just read from the local server.


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:Faster download
by hpc / February 23, 2004 9:15 PM PST
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Dear Mr. R. Proffitt
Thank you for your precious time and advice.
Thank you.

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