RE: [ILUG] [OT] More broadband promises . . .
"Fergal Moran" <fergal.moran at wasptech.com>
Fri, 22 Mar 2002 08:41:20 -0000
<ilug at linux.ie>
Nope - it really actually is going to happen - at least in Cork anyway.
Cork corporation just yesterday finished receiving tenders from
engineering contractors for the road digging for it - and I have it on
fairly good authority that it will go ahead as the Corporation have a
vested interest in being the only company digging up the roads to lay
cables. My mole reckons that although the ring is going ahead the "last
mile" could still be an issue as this is up to the likes of Eircom to
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: Wynne, Conor [mailto:Conor.Wynne at COMPAQ.COM]
>>>> ha ha ha ha ha ad infinitum.
>>>> You are so right wes, this just ain't gonna happen.
>>>> Seeing is believing.
>>>>>> On Wed, Mar 20, 2002 at 06:59:11AM -0600, John_White at dell.com wrote:
>>>> > http://www.wired.com/news/technology/0,1282,51105,00.html>>>>>> The words "too", "good", "to", "be" and "true" spring to
>> mind. Oh, as do the words "April" and "Fool" for some reason.
Just a though!. If the /government/ wants broadband by 2005 then i
would imagine that they would give the contract to dig the roads to a
broadband contracting company,because if the corpo do it,god only knows
how long it will take (with all their coffee breaks +shovel polishing ....)
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