Originally Posted by Noah C. Rosenfield
it just seems silly that i can use the internet for non-educational purposes (downloading random videos, files, games) and have a transfer rate of 150KB/sec, but when i want that same bandwidth for gaming it just isn't there! a third of that would be more than satisfactory, but it just isn't there.
however, when you're downloading files, you're generally not downloading the file for hours at a time. When you're playing Xbox online, you are downloading for hours.
also, the upload issue. Although, I'm not sure how symmetric the network is.