[ILUG-Social] broadband interviews on RTE
nny at purehatred.org
Wed Mar 27 13:11:35 GMT 2002
On Wed, Mar 27, 2002 at 12:38:01PM +0000, Kae Verens wrote:
> According to some local talks (I have no official references), the
> government apparently plans on making "broadband" (whatever definition
> is current) widely available within five years. Apparently, also, a lot
> of towns, major and minor, already have the cables laid.
Eircon will ring you up and tell you about this wonderful new "broadband"
thing if they haven't already. The trouble is that their definition of it
is "ISDN".Both I and others have had some funny conversations with the
callmonkeys at Eircon ;)
> Not that I'm really knowledgeable about this (obvious), but wouldn't a
> sudden surge in broadband availablity ruin a few Internet hosting
> companies? ie: if people hosted from home, why pay for other people to
> do it?
Some people only need e-mail access, actually. I heard rumours of this,
anyway. Now excuse me; it's patchday in Dark Age of Camelot :/
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