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Bell Says Tubes Are Clogged. World Goes "WTF?"

The data, made public on Wednesday, showed that between 2.6 and 5.2 per cent of the links that make up Bell’s network in Ontario and Quebec experienced congestion between March 2007 and April 2008.

So; that’s 2.6-5.2% “of the links” “experienced congestion”.

“Experienced Congestion” just means is that AT SOME POINT throughout the month, a GRAND TOTAL (not a simultaneous total) of 5.2 percent of the links were congested.

“Of the links” is another fun phrase - are they talking ultra-high-end fiber lines, or something barely-faster-than-dialup? Well, no one demanded Bell keep their numbers quiet - they had to demand that Bell actually release some numbers. Therefore, I’m wagering that Bell released as little as possible, knowing that if we saw all the numbers we’d know they were full of shit.

Are “Teh T00bz” clogged? It sure looks like the answer is “no”.

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