[ILUG] Re: OT: Folks who've had trouble getting online in Ireland
John P. Looney
valen at tuatha.org
Wed Jul 28 13:45:48 IST 2004
> No Offense to people from Monaghan or anywhere else in the country, but
> I am living about 100 yards off the N11, 8 miles from Dublin City
> Centre, and I have been told that I can't get DSL, and that it's
> unlikely that I ever will be able to get it. The lines in our area are
> too old to support it, and Eircom have no plans to change them, and are
> under absolutely no obligation to do so under current legislation AFAIK.
> I can get ISDN though, and I thought that the fundamental requirements
> were similar, but I could be mistaken. The exchange is DSL enabled.
Ah, if you are on the M50, it's cheap to get fibre. Swings and
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