[LINK] Telstra sell-out
lannet at lannet.com.au
Thu Sep 8 11:21:58 EST 2005
rchirgwin at ozemail.com.au wrote:
> Quoting Marghanita da Cruz <marghanita at ramin.com.au>:
>> Look I live in inner Sydney (lines have probably been in for a very long
>> time). Not sure - nor do I care whether it will support ADSL (they
>> didn't when I checked a while back when they were pushing cable) - I
>> am well served with competitive
>> wireless services. They do come and fiddle with the junction boxes and
>> subsequently my line was out for hours on several occassions.
> Well, the DSL works fine and dandy in Leichhardt ... I'm about 100 metres
> outside the BigAir footprint, already had a connection before Unwired
> so didn't bother...
The problem is that if a district is provisioned with cable then the
exchange usually doesn't get DSL enabled. I tried to provide a DSL
service to a client in Melbourne, but because the street had both Foxtel
and Optus cable, the exchange had no DSL provision, so we had to do
broadband over cable.
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