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Getting Internet at your Apartment

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ID: 0957 Upper Intermediate
It may not quite be the internet as you knew it, but something is better than nothing, right? Learn here how to get yourself wired and online in China. Learn in this podcast how to get internet installed, and how to get which connection speed you want, in Mandarin Chinese.
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安装 ānzhuāng to install
宽带 kuāndài broadband
套餐 tàocān package deal
512K wǔbǎi yīshí èr K 512K
wǒmen yào zhuāng kuāndài 。
We want to install broadband internet.
o ,zhè zhāng zhǐ náqù kàn yīxià ,yǒu hěn duō tàocān 。sùdù bù yīyàng ,jiàqian bù yīyàng 。
OK, take a look at this paper. There are a lot of packages. Different speeds are different prices.
zhème duō ,tóu dōu yào kàn yūn le 。nǐ gěi wǒmen jiǎndān de jièshào yīxià ba 。
So many! Looking at it makes my head spin. Can you give us a simple explanation of each?
zhè ge wǔbǎi yīshí èr K de nǐmen kěndìng bùhuì xuǎn ,sùdù tài màn le 。xiànzài yī zhào hé liǎng zhào zhuāng de rén zuì duō 。bāoyuè dehuà ,yī ge shì yībǎi sì ,yī ge shì yībǎi wǔ 。bāonián dehuà ,yī ge shì yīqiān liùbǎi bā ,yī ge shì yīqiān bā 。
This 512K one you definitely won't want. The speed is too slow. Right now, most people install the 1 MB or 2 MB. If you pay by the month, one is 140, and the other is 150. If you go for the yearly package they are 1680 and 1800, respectively.
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