From: Tim (timod at domain esatclear.ie)
Date: Wed 10 Apr 2002 - 01:08:46 IST
Ar an 9/4/02 10:45, scriobh Baldwin_James at domain emc.com:
>> Yes, it is - it's just that Eircom are embarassed about pushing 20 year
>> technology as something new and wonderful so they decided to give it a
> Sorry I know this doesnt belong on ILUG, but..
> I just hate the blatant advertising ploys Eircom use.
> A guilt trip for the parents who are already financially stressed to get
> ISDN for their kids to improve their education...*boggle*
> "Get Hi-Speed and your little Timmy can learn all about the vikings("A-choo!
> 'bless you'") invading Ireland in 20 minutes as opposed to 35 minutes, while
> daddy is ordering a pizza from Montreal."
> Soo, let me see, that would mean 10pence for 5 minutes, 90pence for 45
> minutes, roughly about 300 Euro a month. Lovely.
> Skeptic? me? Never
Bringing this OT thread to it's logical conclusion....
To James, and all the others a little annoyed with Eircom and buddies...
Check out Ireland Offline at http://www.irelandoffline.org (new site
launching in a few days)
Contribute to the forum at http://www.irelandoffline.org/forum
As it stands IOFFL seems to be our best hope for getting action...
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