[LINK] You want *more* lines?
Fri, 20 Sep 2002 16:50:57 +1000
"Chirgwin, Richard" wrote:
> I wonder how many pairs in the average cable bundle?
> 84 lines, plus others (30 more if T is telling the truth). Seems like
> doing it the hard way to me. 100+ lines could well exceed what's
> easily available at the endpoint. This doesn't excuse Telstra's
> reluctance, but explain it.
> A relatively low-cost PBX would, after all, do the job, probably
> only about 15 incoming lines - so why be so dead-set on "want 84
A careful reading of the article:
> Four years ago the Newcastle Monastery of St Nicholas wrote to
> Telstra, asking for 84 PHONE NUMBERS to be connected to its boarding
> school residence.
> It wanted each student to have a phone handset and an Internet connection.
> Telstra allocated 84 PHONE NUMBERS and listed them for connection.
> A few days later the company punched a hole in the wall and connected a
> thick, black pipe to carry THE LINES.
> The monks are still waiting for the 84 CONNECTION.
where did the 84 LINES come from??
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