From: John Allen (john.allen at domain orbiscom.com)
Date: Tue 29 Feb 2000 - 14:22:11 GMT
Justin Mason wrote:
> John Allen said:
> > Paul Kelly wrote:
> > > I'm sorry, but that's just not going to happen. 1Mbit ADSL in the States
> > > costs twice that if you're lucky. Cablelink _may_ be able to offer
> > > shared 40Mbit/sec per segment (at most 10Mbit per user, much less
> > > upstream) but I'm fairly their high-speed internet service will be
> > > around the 40-50 a month ballpark. The usual dollar-per-pound exchange
> > > rate compared to the same service in the US.
> > I'm pretty sure that Cablelink said ?30 per month, 24*7 unlimited.
> Did you hear that from Cablelink personally -- or was it an announcement?
> Most of the stuff I've heard, including personal enquiries, has been along
> the lines of "we'll tell you when we've thought about it, we're just
> making vapour at the moment" ;)
According to a letter they sent me, they hope to be rolling out the service
in the first quarter, although in what areas they did not say.
Here's hoping I'll have cable access by the end of the year, ISDN
isn't half expensive.
> It's good news anyway. BTW you didn't happen to hear a date as well? ;)
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