On Sat, 2003-10-04 at 00:20, adam beecher wrote:
> > Has anyone gone for UTV's broadband offer?
> Yes. I got a call from an Eircom engineer today to arrange an appointment
> for next Tuesday.
The wire still has to be moved by an Eircom body, does it? I'm already a
UTVip dial-up customer -- do they still need a guy with a screwdriver to
come visit me?
> An hour later he rang back to say that head office had
> told him to rearrange it for the 13th, because DSL "needs to be provisioned
> from Dublin". Which of course it does. On the phone. Assholes.
That's just Eircom trying delaying tactics. Look forward to a visit from
one of their nice marketing girls, asking if you are really, truly happy
with your choice :-)
> Makes me relish the thought of dropping my payment to Eircom to one line
> rental, that's all I can say. I look forward to the day I can take the other
> line and shove it firmly up an Eircom middle manager's hole.
Assuming he has one. I think those robotic clones don't do evacuation.
> Ah, that's better. I'm finished now. Normal programming will resume shortly.
> Our apologies for the service interruption.
What about the UTV modem and settings?
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