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Comment: Re:Let me put this noose around my neck... (Score 5, Interesting) 450

by chess (#32650656) Attached to: Europe To Import Sahara Solar Power Within 5 Years

Europe buys oil from Libya since ages.
No problem there.

You really need to think big.

It's a bonus that Morocco and Algeria are in this project.
These Countries need a decent source of income.

And if East Sahara is wired up, there will be no stopping wiring up Egypt, Jordan
Mauretania, Niger, Chad.

And why don't the Saudis add themselves to that grid?
The Chinese could tap into Taklamakan,
the US surely has some spare desert to make useful.

Comment: Information Resources (Score 2, Interesting) 153

by chess (#31449508) Attached to: Best Pre-Paid Data Plan For a Visit To Germany?


T-Mobile, Vodaphone have HSDPA 7.2Gb/s, O2 has HSDPA 3.6Gb/s, Eplus has 384Mb/s (UMTS)


As you are only interested in Prepaid, use this link and change the amount of Mb per month at the end of the URL from 310 to what you need:

Can you read German? If so, look here:

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