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BT will HATE us for this one weird 5G trick

Anonymous Blowhard

Not that I wouldn't welcome 5G, but why does "a simple web page" need "many hundreds of kilobytes of data"?

OK, there are a few use-cases where you need tons of Javascript to make the page work as desired, but most of this is advertising shit that I'm having to pay money, in the form of increased download limits on my broadband and mobile contracts, for.

The excessive bloat of sites that expect you to have city-centre connectivity is part of the problem for rural internet users; maybe browser preferences that allowed you to get simpler pages depending on your connectivity would be nice?

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