Thanks to all who replied. It really pisses me off that the agent
should have given out blatantly incorrect informatiion though. I
don't care what commission he may have got. Aaaargh!!! Anyway, today
my Da went back in and the more knowledgeable staff in the agent's
place admitted that the original guy didn't have a clue what he was
talking about. Thankfully no cash had changed hands as there's no
installation fee for the box. The correct form has now been filled
out and this time he was told I should be able to connect tomorrow
night (although I'd take that with a pinch of salt.)
By the way, the question re 1891 numbers still stands. (ie Are these
numbers charged by eircom as normal or do they go via Esat with the
box in place.) I ask because I can still use tinet during the day for
a while, and avail of 7.5 minute units rather than 3 minute units.
>P.S. For anyone who is being disconnected by Telecom 'Call Waiting'
>during net access, prefix the above number with '142' to disable it
>the duration of the call
Afaik, the 142 prefix enables Caller Line ID for the duration of the
call enabling Esat to authenticate the caller. This would apply to
ex-directory numbers. The end result is the same - it works.
Again, thanks to all.
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