[LINK] The farce that is Telstra
rchirgwin at ozemail.com.au
Sun Jun 29 12:43:13 AEST 2008
Jan Whitaker wrote:
> At 11:35 AM 29/06/2008, Howard Lowndes wrote:
>>> Telstra itself has none of these issues.
>> This happened to me 12 months ago when my, then. ADSL provider "lost" my
>> connection. They couldn't get it back because of the "no ports
>> available" cry, but Hel$tra was able to provide a Bigpong service - at a
> That looks like a racket and should be reported to the TIO and ACCC.
The ports belong to the provider: the ADSL provider owns the DSLAM and
is therefore reponsible for managing the ports on that DSLAM. So it's
perfectly credible - probably commonplace - that one provider has ports
and another provider has none.
That's not the same as the debate about rack space in the exchange ...
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