[geeks] News server access
geeks at sunhelp.org
Tue Aug 14 12:38:09 CDT 2001
DSL "piggybacks" on a POTS line - I think you have to pay extra for a
dedicated circuit pair for DSL to the house.
I had to install filters on all my phones before DSL was "turned on"...
----- Original Message -----
From: "Bill Bradford" <mrbill at mrbill.net>
To: <geeks at sunhelp.org>
Sent: Tuesday, August 14, 2001 11:50 AM
Subject: Re: [geeks] News server access
> On Tue, Aug 14, 2001 at 11:25:44AM -0400, Brian Hechinger wrote:
> > no, DSL is copper from CO to house. T1 and ISDN are fibre from CO to
> Since when? I've never seen ISDN delivered over fiber. Its a conditioned
> copper line (4 wire). DSL is just 2-wire copper and can be run over alarm
> pair if needed in some cases.
> You might have fiber be the *backbone*; e.g., from a CO to a neighborhood
> junction box, but at one point its going to break out into copper before
> hits the house.
> Bill Bradford
> mrbill at mrbill.net
> Austin, TX
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