Niall O Broin wrote:
>> We don't care - we don't have to - we're the phone company. An attitude
> pioneered by Ma Bell but copied by many other telcos.
at this stage I'm beginning to think that many is pretty much all!
Though to give the esat sales droids their due, I think that they'd _all_ rung me back chasing for business!
> AFAIK Esat's service is provided by local loop unbundling (LLU) where Esat's
> equipment is connected directly to the wires going to your house. I've no
> idea what effect this has on your voice service on that line - do you
> continue to get it from Eircom, or must you use Esat ? They don't mention
> this in their blurb.
If you're going to use a line unbundled to Esat for voice as well, you'll be paying Esat, or at least that's what they told me a few months ago. I'd imagine that it's all down to what (enabled) support the Esat kit has for CPS requests.
> One other thing to be mentioned for Esat is that their installation charge
> includes all the equipment you need - with Via or Eircom you must buy
> equipment from them or provide your own.
Are you sure about this? Any conversations I've had with their sales crew have led me to believe that equipment costs weren't included in the set up charge. I'll admit that as I'm putting this into a few places out in the sticks that they might have a slightly "differing" structure built around it!
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