Microsoft is getting an upgrade Down Under. When the Redmond, Wash. software giant signed up to stage its 1999 Asia-Pacific technical education program at the Bris-bane Convention and Exhibition Centre (BCEC), it was expecting 8-megabyte-per-second satellite downlinks for Internet connections. By the time the show opens in August, the Internet links will be up to 45 Mbps (with 512K and ISDN uplinks).

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