Reasons for BRI ISDN
Tue, 12 Nov 1996 10:47:19 +1100 (EST)
On Mon, 11 Nov 1996, Jan Whitaker wrote:
> Reason for BRI ISDN: rural connectivity for videoconferencing and other
> non-POTS services.
> I don't see the cable roll outs going past many bush
> doorsteps/laneways/etc. Once again, it's all well and good to talk about
> the CBDs, but the CBDs have ALWAYS been privileged. Not all business or
> education or public service is done there.
I would have to concur. BRI/PRI ISDN is available in many remote areas
now whereas cable is nowhere on the horizon.
In terms of Digital connectivity though, I have a feeling that A/DSL is
possibly a better bet, but I don't think Telstra will make this available
as it undermines its investment in ISDN (which is after all, a 1970's
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