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Re: Microsoft offering xDSL access
Tell him to order a 2-wire alarm circuit and slap a Tut 12000 (or your favorite product) on each end. Yes, I've done it. And yes, it was in P*B territory. Geoff White wrote: > On Fri, 23 Jan 1998, ^Faust^ wrote: > > > Geoff White wrote: > > > > > Well my understanding here in PacBell/SBC land is that the way it will > > > work, (this comes from someone who made a naieve inquiry to another > > > equally naieve saleperson at PacBell/SBC), is that you need to connect to > > > PacBell's ATM backbone in order to order xDSL (the person just wanted to > > > connect from their home to the office), when I heard this I though it was > > > totally absurd but the truth, as they say is far stranger :) > > > > Why is this absurd? You think coolocating routers at COs is less absurd? > > Aggregating DSL traffic in a DSLAM and pumping it out via ATM is the > > right way to do things. > > > > No it was absurd because my friend just wanted to run two adsl "modems" > between his office and home on copper. He was told that to do that he > needed to connect to PacBell's ATM backbone, that's whats absurd.