One of my common gripes about living in Mexico City is the slack broadband service. There aren’t many options to choose from, and the main broadband supplier in the city is actually my only option – Cablevision haven’t made it to my ‘hood yet. So I’ve suffered with a measly 1mb line for the last few years, although that was at least better than the 1/2mb line on offer when I first arrived in Mexico City. Uploading speeds are poor too, which is annoying given the quantity of photos and videos I like to upload.
But this week, mysteriously and without any fanfare whatsoever, that I noticed, my connection was bumped up to 2mbs. With a proportional increase in uploading power. Strange. I’m not complaining though. I can only assume Carlos Slim has finally taken pity on me and, as it was my birthday this week, given me a little present of his own. For which I thank him profusely!