"Mark Twomey" said:
> Nice idea, but it will not work here. Ireland has a huge digital divide;
> many people you would speak to would neither know nor care about broadband.
> I'd be shocked if I polled the neighbours and found that many of them would
> want broadband, I'd be pleasantly surprised if many of them where on the Net
> via dial-up or even owned a computer.
You'd be surprised -- I had a plumber in the other day, while I was
working from home, and we wound up having a 15 minute conversation about
how slow 56k modems are and how crappy the broadband outlook was.
He was far from a geek, unless you count spanners, monkeywrenches, valves
and grommits along with the DIMMs and RPMs ;)
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