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Broadband slouches left behind again

In a small town in Belgium, Jan Loos cracks open a beer and a packet of pretzels.

8th October, 2005

In a small town in Belgium, Jan Loos cracks open a beer and a packet of pretzels. It's eight o'clock and that means football. He switches the television off to make sure there's no interference and turns up the volume on his broadband-enabled PC.

Since Belgacom bought rights to football games and started broadcasting them live over their 8MB broadband connections, Loos has started to gravitate around his computer a lot more, putting it in...

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