From: lbedford at domain wbtsystems.com
Date: Thu 25 May 2000 - 14:25:54 IST
On Thu, May 25, 2000 at 02:10:24PM +0100, Vincent Cunniffe wrote:
> Niall O Broin wrote:
> > On Wed, May 24, 2000 at 11:07:17PM +0100, Steffen Higel wrote:
> > > I heard a while back, (and do forgive me if I have been misinformed), that
> > > the biggest factor in causing the delay was that they didn't know how to
> > > price it. ie offering a service which is The Way To Go, but pricing it in
> > > such a way as not to piss off people who had already invested in ISDN.
> > What I find fascinating about the whole thing is the amount of pushing
> > Eircom are doing on ISDN at the moment, including the radio advert. which
> > claims that it is 4 times as fast as a modem - hmm, 128 / 44 = 4 - I wonder
> > will they let me pay my bill using that kind of mathematics ? If I wasn't
> > such a lazy bastard, I'd complain to the advertising standards authority
> > about that.
> It's 4x the speed of a 56k modem for *upload*, roughly 3x for download.
And more than twice as expensive for 4x, if you include the fact that
they put the rental for the line up (I think) to 35 inc vat every month...
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