Korea to build 100M bps Internet system

By Julio Franco
Nov 19, 2003
  1. South Korea plans to build a nationwide Internet access infrastructure capable of speeds between 50M bps (bits per second) and 100M bps by 2010, the online edition of the Chosun Ilbo daily newspaper reported Tuesday.

    The infrastructure will be known as the broadband convergence network (BcN) and will offer telecommunications, broadcasting and Internet access from a wide variety of devices, the paper said, quoting the Ministry of Information and Communication.

    Read more: Infoworld.
  2. acidosmosis

    acidosmosis TechSpot Chancellor Posts: 1,350

    Korea, um. If they keep it up they won't be creating anything, including life.
  3. Mictlantecuhtli

    Mictlantecuhtli TS Evangelist Posts: 4,345   +11


    South Korea != North Korea
  4. acidosmosis

    acidosmosis TechSpot Chancellor Posts: 1,350




    Yes, Mict., let me put this in words you can understand ...

    Korea = North Korea & South Korea, when someone refers to "Korea" they mean BOTH N.K. and S.K.
  5. NoisySilence

    NoisySilence TS Rookie Posts: 98

    Nuclear warheads are only a means of leverage for negotiations. No one is willing to use them because there's no benefit in doing so.

    You only produce them for other countries to take you more seriously & so they don't laugh at your demands.
  6. ---agissi---

    ---agissi--- TechSpot Paladin Posts: 1,977   +15

    Never say never Noisy.

    The problem is when Korea makes them, people like Saddam and Osama may come into the picture. I think we all know they wouldnt mind using one :(
  7. BrownPaper

    BrownPaper TS Rookie Posts: 407

    nuclear weapons are extremely powerful. the only problem with them is that with the strengths and quantities of nuclear weapons that countries have today, they can destroy their own country if they were ever to be launched.
  8. StormBringer

    StormBringer TS Rookie Posts: 2,244

    Can someone please tell me what Nuclear Weapons have to do with this story?
  9. conradguerrero

    conradguerrero TS Rookie Posts: 310

    obviously when you are there then the nukes hit you and you dont know because your whole platoon is playing counterstrike instead of guarding south korea... ya!

  10. Mictlantecuhtli

    Mictlantecuhtli TS Evangelist Posts: 4,345   +11

    South only. The topic was somewhat misleading but if you read the story, it says nothing about North.
  11. wicka_wicka

    wicka_wicka Banned Posts: 125

    Lmao Mict, like NK would even have the money to build the system in the first place...
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