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« on: 25/04/2007 23:25:26 »
I found it fascinating. They "flush" some cable down your toilet, and plug it in on the other side - in the sewers.

More incredibly, they give you a download speed of 8mbps and upload speed of 2mbps for free!

For download speed 16mbps and upload speed 4mbps, it is about $10, and it gets expensiver, but only about $30 at 16mbps!

How does this actually work? They are only available for US and Canada at the moment, so Karen, you should have got the TiSP! Heehee ;)


 

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« Reply #1 on: 25/04/2007 23:33:35 »
This is the service that was introduced on 1st April - might give you a clue as to how it works :)
 

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« Reply #2 on: 25/04/2007 23:38:17 »
Oh bugga. Is it fake? :o
 

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« Reply #3 on: 25/04/2007 23:59:15 »
Oh bugga. Is it fake? :o

NO..it's like........well real http://www.google.com/tisp/ !!!
 

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« Reply #4 on: 26/04/2007 00:19:36 »
I think some of the installation options might suggest how serious the options are:

http://www.google.com/tisp/install.html
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Professional Installation Service
You can also choose to request our professional installation service, which dispatches an army of factory-trained, sub-contracted nanobots from the TiSP Access Node. The nanobots travel with exhilarating nano-speed through the sewer system and into your home to perform the installation service, which should be complete within 15 minutes. Note: For your own physical safety and emotional well-being and in consideration of the nanobots' working conditions, please make absolutely certain that your toilet is unoccupied at the scheduled appointment time.

In-Commode Package Delivery
With professional installation service, you can also have your Google Checkout purchases delivered directly through the sewage network into your bathroom. Each package comes pre-sealed in a watertight and nanobot-resistant bag made of biodegradable corn-based plastic. For a limited time, TiSP subscribers who sign up for a Checkout account will receive free bathroom delivery on their first ten Checkout purchases.

TiSP for Enterprise
We're actively developing a higher-performance version of TiSP specifically tailored to small and medium-sized businesses, including 24-hour, on-site technical support in the event of backup problems, brownouts and data wipes.
 

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« Reply #5 on: 26/04/2007 00:21:36 »
LOL! Thanks George! ;)
 

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« Reply #6 on: 26/04/2007 00:23:14 »
This was in an april fools topic.
 

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« Reply #7 on: 26/04/2007 00:24:04 »
Yes.. *Smacks forehead for being so dumb* Heehee ;D
 

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« Reply #8 on: 26/04/2007 00:27:41 »
LOL! Thanks George! ;)

errhmmm !!!...how come me don't get a thanks for posting the link !! ?
 

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« Reply #9 on: 26/04/2007 00:28:22 »
Oh..



THANK YOU for the link Neil! ;)
 

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« Reply #10 on: 26/04/2007 00:35:27 »
YAYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYY !!!!
 

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« Reply #11 on: 26/04/2007 05:07:45 »
wasn't it gaia that posted it? It was very funny .. I liked it!
 

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« Reply #12 on: 26/04/2007 05:09:19 »
Ok anyone reading my posts tonight forgive me as I intend on making errors not on purpose but because I have no desire to correct me typos tonight! LOL
 

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« Reply #13 on: 26/04/2007 05:10:01 »
I think it was, karen.
 

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« Reply #14 on: 26/04/2007 05:16:34 »
Did I post it..LOL Are you sure??? LOL... I sure as hatties don't remember posting it! LOL
 

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« Reply #15 on: 26/04/2007 05:17:48 »
Yes Listen tto that naughty boy he is blaming me well I never......! LOL I never remember as my brain is on Holiday... especially today! LOL
 

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« Reply #16 on: 26/04/2007 12:09:48 »
wasn't it gaia that posted it? It was very funny .. I liked it!

Yes - I recollect, because by the time I read it, it was the 2nd April, and I commented that it was too late to be reading April fool jokes, as the 1st April had passed by.
 

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