"Eircom hi-speed" is the same as previous ISDN installation with the
- Installation is now £99 incl VAT
- The NT1 installed has a built in analogue port
- The existing two pair cable is used, rather than installing new cable
ISDN is always 64K per B channel, call costs are the same as for
The only cavet is to be aware that your ISP will charge to change your
dialup account from
analogue to ISDN
From: Michael Treacy [mailto:delphi91 at hotmail.com]
Sent: 28 March 2000 22:07
To: ilug at linux.ie
Subject: [ILUG] Eircom offering ISDN lines.
My father got some blurb from Eircom today about ISDN lines. They're
it "eircom hi-speed". Here's some of the bumph:
"eircom hi-speed is a high-speed, dual channel, digital line that makes
biggest difference where you need it most"
In terms of getting it, they say, "All we have to do is upgrade your
existing phone line to eircom hi-speed. The monthly rental is just
VAT). We don't have to lay any new cables, so there's minimal disruption
your service. Better still, you can keep your existing phone
rental of the exisiting PSTN line will cease."
The price of the upgrade is £81.81 (ex VAT) and it seems the service is
subject to a site survey and availability. There is no mention of the
for the calls or the actual speed of the connection (2 x 64k??), but
say that use of both channels would constitute 2 calls and be charged
accordingly. Plus, they mention that additional equipment may be
"Maybe" it mnight be an option for the home user eventually?
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