DSL a way to give u free cable?

Discussion in 'Windows Desktop Systems' started by _DM_, Feb 16, 2003.

  1. _DM_

    _DM_ OSNN Senior Addict

    can a dsl modem get you free cable? Is it possible ?
  2. shoulin

    shoulin OSNN Addict

    if u plan to gte cable though ur phone line, lol
  3. Zedric

    Zedric NTFS Guru Folding Team

    Not unless someone has an offer with "Get DSL, get free cable with it!". I hardly think so.
  4. PseudoKiller

    PseudoKiller Zug Zug

    Ice Crown Citadel
    someone needs to learn the topology of dsl and cable.... to answer your question, No
  5. XP Abuser

    XP Abuser Guest

    read up on the subject as they are too very different technologies:blink:
  6. ironguy

    ironguy Guest

    Uh, there were ways... sort of

    Several years ago in San Jose, Pacbell ran fiber telephone lines through a number of neighborhoods. They then offered people TV, phone, and internet through the lines. Worked great. One of my friends was a tester. He had super bandwidth, tons of TV channels, and his phone line all coming in via one line.

    Technically, I suppose it's not really considered DSL, but I thought I'd mention it anyway.

    The project was abandoned because PacBell wanted SJ to pay for the fiber installation and they said no.