Belgium has 36 dial-up internet users left

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#1

We’ve just posted the following news: Belgium has 36 dial-up internet users left[newsimage]http://static.myce.com//images_posts/2014/02/myce-56k6-modem-95x75.jpg[/newsimage]

Belgium, an European country with 11 million citizens has 36 users left that make use of dial-up internet access.

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#2

Around 3.7 million broadband connections,around 11 million citizens.
An average family consists of 2.35 family members (formula:citizens/families),so there are almost 9 million Belgians covered for having broadband…almost 80%.


#3

Ah, text only Internet using Telix and a 2400 baud modem.
Brings back memories (yes I’m that old).


#4

Telix… haven’t heard that in … well too long to remember.


#5

Ahhhh, the sound of GOD, back in the day.

The Sound of dial-up Internet
http://www.youtube.com/results?search_query=dialup&sm=3

Damn. Modems where the IT factor during the 90s. Who does not remember modems. 2400, then 9600, 14400, 28800, and 56k and I had mostly sportster modems.

Internet where SO much better back in the day, as it was more personal. Now it is just facebook, google and big corporations. Anyway most people who where on modems, and do not use Internet much have moved over to 3G or 4G mobile broadband.

I got in contact with the internet, for the first time

That was before I could get a dialup account from a ISP here that provided Internet services. Before that BBS where the only option.

And no, I am not that old, only had the privilege to use computers when I was young because of father working in the computer industry back in the day with “big computing” and that.


#6

U.S. Robotics Courier v.Everything - I have one of those and it still works. Very retro-looking.


#7

VIC-20 and 300 Baud Modem…ah the memories…