[LINK] Telstra - taking its ball and going home.
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Thu Aug 10 01:37:28 EST 2006
"Telstra will only guarantee 2400 baud over copper lines, you need to
At 11:13 PM 9/08/2006, Frank O'Connor wrote:
>At 8:50 PM +1000 on 9/8/06 you wrote:
>>At 08:32 PM 9/08/2006, Danny Yee wrote:
>>>And if you look at iiNet's analysis of _actual_ bandwidths for
>>>customers with ADSL2 modems, it's obvious that nearly everyone
>>>in those areas can get 6Mbps+ using existing infrastructure.
>>is this a case of needing new DSLAMS in the exchanges to enable people to
>>get adsl2+? The guy in one of the stories yesterday, may have been Paul
>>Budde, but not sure, said that all Telstra needed to do was flip a switch
>>and 6+Mb would be available from their exchanges as well.
>>If that was done, what would it to do the backhaul ability to meet that
>That's all the FTTN was supposed to supply ... at a 'guaranteed 6Mbs'. (Be
>still my beating heart!
>>BTW, many ISPs with ADSL2/2+ are selling it cheaper for faster rates. But
>>unfortunately, there isn't enough competition or installed base in that
>>space outside the inner burbs -- yet.
>And most of us who sign up end up waiting a long time before being shifted
>from Telstra's DSLAM to the new providers ADSL 2(+) DSLAM ... due to
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