my speedtest.net result is only 1.64 (asia's average 4.2, global average 5.47), but from the free preview live class (i think it was for composition) that i've attended from jason, it was acceptable, save maybe a few seconds of lag in every 10 to 15 minutes interval. but nothing that you cant fill in the blanks with if you've been following the rational, logic or strain of thoughts of the "lecturer", so i guess there's no stopping you (no tech excuse) if you internet connection is not working at the preferred 4!
edit: for vista user outside of the states, can add an additional clock using the gadget menu and find central time or CDT time zone!
edit1: for cash strap members, what about the idea of pooling? 2 to 3 guys getting together at a local cafe that offer wifi?? not sure if this is allow considering the spirit of the course seems to be getting financial support for the CA site while advocating a more accessible and widespread sharing of art experience and info? the idea is sharing, hope i'm not giving ideas for someone to put up a class and "extort" out of jason and CA's effort... damn! the boon and curse of technology.