[nycbug-talk] preferred home office 'net connection

Bob Ippolito bob
Fri Mar 11 18:10:06 EST 2005

On Mar 11, 2005, at 5:41 PM, pete wright wrote:

> On Fri, 2005-03-11 at 17:35 -0500, Charles Sprickman wrote:
>> On Fri, 11 Mar 2005, pete wright wrote:
>>> I guess the main issue I have is that I will have to get a landline
>>> phone connection if I want DSL which might make it too expensive for 
>>> me
>>> to switch.
>> Not at all!  Covad now has "naked dsl" which is dedicated pair ADSL 
>> that
>> does not require an existing POTS line.  The pair is used exclusively 
>> for
>> DSL (much like SDSL).
> thanks again charles,
> 	I think the ISP i've been checking out requires me to have a POTS line
> for service, well i know they do because I just asked.  I'm checking 
> out
> Covad now...it's a shame that I may not be able to go through a local
> outfit.  altho the prices from covad are not too bad....the plot
> thikens ;)

Most of the time they require you to have a POTS line for 
installation.. you can ditch it once the service is activated.


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