Friday, May 05, 2006

Kudos to Hmadeh, Kordahi, and co.

Our successive Ministers of Communications are on to something. All along I thought they were slacking, but I must admit I underestimated their visionary strategy.

When I keep hearing that Iraq and Afghanistan have much faster internet connections than Lebanon, I can't help but think that something is really wrong with this picture. How do we expect the country to progress when we don't have enough bandwidth to download Paris Hilton's latest sexcapades?

Then it hit me. You know when you go buy the latest electronic gadget and then you get really pissed when a month later there's a newer model and yours is now at half price. Well, that is the feeling our men in charge are guarding us against. Why invest in a DSL network when in a couple of years there will be a new standard for internet and then 2 years after
that an even newer technology generation?

We are waiting it out, waiting for when we hit the final frontier in technology, then we can be assured that our investement is a sound one. Until then enjoy the little dial up connection beeping/scratching composition. Your ears are of the few privileged ones that still get to hear that symphonic tune in 2006 A.D.

12 comments:

Bashir said...

How much did you get for this propaganda piece? :)

Lazarus said...

quite a bit i would imagine ;)

Jamal said...

I am being silenced!!!!


"WARNING
This blog has been locked by Blogger's spam-prevention robots. You will not be able to publish your posts, but you will be able to save them as drafts."

Bashir said...

What?!

Try

http://groups.google.com/group/blogger-help

There are some posts on publishing problems.

One of them is: Locking Blogs FOR NO REASON !

Anonymous said...

here's an article from last year about the dire state of broadband internet in Lebanon:
Broadband Internet in Lebanon a major disappointment

Jamal said...

Thanks Bashir

I did my part, now I'm waiting for them to take care of it, they said it will take less than one business day.

Eve said...

too bad you can't post on this day (evil laugh)! bass this is not passing "mourour el kiram": HAPPYYYYY BIRTHDAAAAAAY! :D

Jamal said...

thanks Eve, now if the blogger gods would be as sympathetic.

anytime now...

Fouad said...

shreek waynak?

Delirious said...

Happy Birthday!!!

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