If you ask eircom the right question about the Dry pair, you may be in luck.
Look at this article. I found it ages ago.
http://www.go-build.net/~lotas/article.php?sid=4. It has some information
about how this can be done and what to ask. Good idea. I would like to try
Lotas T Smartman, CEO,
LSN, Dublin Ireland
----- Original Message -----
From: "Niall O Broin" <niall at linux.ie>
To: <ilug at linux.ie>
Sent: Saturday, November 03, 2001 12:41 PM
Subject: Re: [ILUG] eircom hi-speed
> On Sat, Nov 03, 2001 at 07:45:11AM -0000, Darragh Rogan wrote:
>> >> the DSL signalling. If you have a "dry copper pair", ie. a wire with
> >> signalling, you could DIY it -- but they're impossible to get in
>> > Not impossible - £800 - at least that was what I was able to get from
> > technician fella on the eircom buisness support desk.
>> At the Ireland Off Line seminar some consultant soke about customer of his
> who were running SDSL over such circuits for which they pay Eircom £80 per
> year. But don't wet your pants - Eircom stopped supplying such circuits in
> the mid nineties, at least according to the Eircom mandarin who was there.
> I'm afraid the "technician fella on the eircom buisness support desk" gave
> you erroneous information, hard as that is to credit about anyone in
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