The National Broadband Network company has started offering commercial services via its Interim Satellite Service designed for residents, small businesses and indigenous communities in rural Australia. Four retail service providers are offering NBN Co's Interim Satellite services: Bordernet, Clear Networks, Harbour IT and …
That's more than I can get in my part of Perth!
I'm on ADSL2, and thanks to Telstra, uplink is capped at 786k (or thereabouts)... Might have to move out of town to get better speed!
You must take into account the latency grasshopper
Throughput is not the only performance metric to be considered when purchasing network access