[ILUG] Broadband querry
tim at birdsnest.maths.tcd.ie
Fri Mar 5 16:17:29 GMT 2004
On Friday 05 March 2004 15:54, John Allen wrote:
> > > I'd rather chew off my leg than return to eircom, and UTV are cheap,
> > > and were all round nice guys when I've ever spoken to them :-)
> > If there really were a choice between UTV + USB and Eircom + Ethernet,
> > as you imply, it would be foolish to choose UTV, IMHO.
> Er no it wouldn't. I'd choose UTV, and then get a nice eth/usb modem/router
> for circa 150E.
The difference in price between UTV and Eircom is negligible,
and it would take years for the difference to amount to 150 euro.
> PS: Some USB modems work fine under Linux.
USB + Linux = pain i.t.a.
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