On Tue, 18 Jan 2000, you wrote:
> As I finally made up my mind to take the plunge and get a line into my flat
> and go for 'no-limits', a nasty Eircom lady told me that it would cost £99
> for installation of a(ny) second phone line(the occupier/owner has one
>> Anybody know how to get around this 'fraud' or got some 'shit' on some
> highclass executive in Telecom? Or has £99 spare?
This is because Eircom is still run by civil service dickhead
accountants who see a man with a van and a screwdriver and are
convinced it has to be charged. The concept of free installation and
making money from traffic has never occurred to them.
Wait a few weeks until BT gets off its butt here. There is going to be
one almighty telecom war, and I for one hope Eircom gets eaten for
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