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[ale] OT: How fast is your connection, and how much do you pay?
- Subject: [ale] OT: How fast is your connection, and how much do you pay?
- From: esoteric at 3times25.net (Geoffrey)
- Date: Mon, 25 Mar 2002 18:41:04 -0500
Charles Marcus wrote:
>>From: Jim Popovitch [mailto:jimpop at rocketship.com]
>>Sent: Friday, March 22, 2002 9:41 PM
>>To: Chris Fowler; Geoffrey; Atlanta Linux User Group (E-mail)
>>Subject: RE: [ale] OT: How fast is your connection, and how
>>much do you
>>Well, not everything is for everyone. I was just countering
>>the claim that Starband wasn't right for Linux. I have seen
>>Starband work and work well for the majority of folks that use
>>it. As with all things, ymmv.
> On that note, for people like my parents whose only other option is dial up,
> it is a very good option. Now if someone would come up with a
> DSL/Cable/Satellite Router that worked with a USB modem...
Maybe I'm missing something here. DSL/Cable have their own connection
device, so you wouldn't use a modem, right. You'd have a dsl modem,
cable modem and they'd either plug into your nic, or they'd reside in
As I understand satellite, you receive via satellite, send via analog,
so is this what you're looking for?
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Until later: Geoffrey esoteric at 3times25.net
I didn't have to buy my radio from a specific company to listen
to FM, why doesn't that apply to the Internet (anymore...)?
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