[CLUG] [Fwd: cork multichannel / digital tv]
Donncha O Caoimh
donncha at linux.ie
Tue Jan 11 19:26:55 GMT 2000
john slowey wrote:
> >The last I heard was that NTL was gonna setup an ADSL test-ring somewhere on
> >the southside, close to the city of something like 80-200 houses.
> If you have the name of anyone I can contact in NTL about that, i'd
> really appreciate it.
> Incidentally, I remember reading somewhere that some American telcos
> were doing their best to discourage Linux users from using ADSL - using
> unsupported adaptor cards & clobbering the upload path - to prevent
> people setting up their own web servers & killing their leased-line
> business. Let's hope that the local operators don't get the same bright
> >I presume you know about esats suft no limits?
> The problem with that is that I have to share a phone line with 3 other
> people, and for some reason they get quite annoyed during 3-hour
> downloads :-) [Incidentally, my name is Slow_e_y...]
> Maybe if Sky Sports decided to exclusively webcast some matches, it
> might galvanise our beloved cable company into action?
> John Slowey mailto:godzilla at oceanfree.net
> 7, Chelmsford Village j.slowey at student.ucc.ie
> Model Farm Road
> Cork, Ireland
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