I want ISDN!

Discussion in 'Windows Desktop Systems' started by LocKStocK, Jul 9, 2003.

  1. LocKStocK

    LocKStocK Smokin & Jokin

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    Hi,
    I've been looking everywhere for an ISDN solution, but it costs so
    much....
    I am a Home-User in the UK.
    Can anyone tell me if there's an alternative to BT packages (eg. Home Highway and Mid-Band)
    It's a stupid amount of money for a slow connection.
    I would be happy with a 64k connection but if there's a 128k solution, I would like to know where:p
    I need to know how much it would cost altogether because my math sucks;)
    (i.e. Line upgrade, line rental, ISP costs)

    Thx!
     
  2. sacred2nite

    sacred2nite Guest

    Cant you get broadband?
     
  3. LocKStocK

    LocKStocK Smokin & Jokin

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    Don't be silly.
    Broadband will NEVER be available where we live.
     
  4. Perris Calderon

    Perris Calderon Moderator Staff Member Political User

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    also, look into your wireless telephone provider

    most have 3g, and this will support a true 144 connection

    here in the states, I travel all over this country, and I always have pretty good internet access, at a very nice speed.

    my provider is sprint, but I know verizon has the same offering.

    maybe it's available where you live too
     
  5. LocKStocK

    LocKStocK Smokin & Jokin

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    Our exchange is a LONG way from being enabled.
    Besides im out of range.
     
  6. Henyman

    Henyman Secret Goat Fetish Political User

    fast conection through a mobile is years away in the uk :(
     
  7. Petros

    Petros Thief IV

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    Is it a BT monopoly problem? The only solution to that would be to open fire on government buildings, I guess. :p I do communications for a living, and I'm sure it wouldn't be terribly hard to convert the systems.
     
  8. Perris Calderon

    Perris Calderon Moderator Staff Member Political User

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    this is supposed to go to 240 in a coupla months

    *hides*
     
  9. Kush

    Kush High On Life!

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    well here in egypt they have wireless internet for cell phones, like mine, it runs on gprs.
     
  10. Kush

    Kush High On Life!

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    but for some reason i couldnt load the ntfs website on it
     
  11. Henyman

    Henyman Secret Goat Fetish Political User

    i think so ;)

    thats wap, which is good for pr0n but not much else ;)
     
  12. sacred2nite

    sacred2nite Guest

    Pr0n is cr@p on wap!
     
  13. Henyman

    Henyman Secret Goat Fetish Political User

    *Cough* pm for bookmarks *cough*

    pictures are ok but a bit crap in b+w ;)
     
  14. LocKStocK

    LocKStocK Smokin & Jokin

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    Still doesn't help my situation;)
    Im stearing well clear of satilite, they will cap the speed until
    your surfing at 56k speeds, which defeats the whole purpose of
    broadband.
     
  15. Kush

    Kush High On Life!

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    nope, its both wap and normal internet all i would have to use is a browser for my phone like opera cuz there is a version for my phone.
     
  16. Henyman

    Henyman Secret Goat Fetish Political User

  17. rushm001

    rushm001 In the beginning...... Political User

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    Hey Henyman you're on AOL dial up, right? How is is these days?
     
  18. Henyman

    Henyman Secret Goat Fetish Political User

  19. Zedric

    Zedric NTFS Guru Folding Team

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    But then again so does ISDN. Plus the ISDN is probably not flat rate, right?
     
  20. Alex_is_Axel

    Alex_is_Axel .:: FTPAlex ::.

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    When i had AOL Dial-up.. it worked like a dream, no disconnections and average download rates :).. i was happy with AOL :D

    Well, ISDN can be used with AOL Dial-up.. but only 64k of it.. unless they've updated that with the new AOL 8 :confused:. So with ISDN, im sure there is some form of Flat Rate Plan :)

    Alex :cool: