Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The tract of land under the charge of a herd or shepherd.
  • n. Applied to designate a hardy breed of sheep, found in the mountains of Cumberland and Westmoreland, and usually rented with the farm on which they are owned.

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  • Just a hand to her leg, parson, while I strip the coat and waistcoat off this black-faced herdwick ....

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  • Are you still on 512k or 1Mb Herdwick, or do you sub to an 8Mb or higher service? they mean partially complete, various cabled areas still cant get broadband, herdwick should isps only market a one size fits all product then? since by your logic it seems unless a majority of people want a product it is not worth selling.

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  • A top speed with low takeup as a marketing measure is not at all unusual for broadband companies and allows claims about headline speeds. quote "herdwick should isps only market a one size fits all product then? since by your logic it seems unless a majority of people want a product it is not worth selling."

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  • Feel free to look further if you wish. herdwick I would say is the result of market manipulation by ofcom, so they can take credit for high takeup of broadband.

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  • That's the ATM cell rate and I'm clear what it means and what I'm getting. herdwick, actually the up to traditionally is used on any contended service to describe that speeds may be below due to contention.

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  • It gives money back to the public sector as well. in my last post I meant a BT dsl related outage. herdwick

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  • Most of the EU deployments have some TV connection involved to get the payback. herdwick, is that what the recent survey found?

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  • Indeed herdwick, relative to the copper already pumped out to the PCPs if the ducting space is there the fibre to carry even 20Gbps isn't too consequential.

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  • Cabinet to home is surely the difficult and expensive part? herdwick whats stopping having a tv connection on a uk fibre rollout, for example my area at present analogue VM tv services would hardly be competition (cost more than digital with way less channels and no itneractive services), sky isnt exactly hard to undercut and of course some people just dont want a dish on their house. the 2nd basic problem with the uk as well in my view and perhaps a bigger problem than what you said is that the government dont want to get involved in the rollout like other governments have done.

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  • o and herdwick - they were not hangers on, they were industry specialists who wanted to see a community JFDI.

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