[plug] Broadband providers.

Richard Meyer meyerri at westnet.com.au
Sun Feb 22 23:09:42 WST 2009

On Sun, 2009-02-22 at 20:47 +0900, gavin chester wrote:
> 2009/2/22 Richard Meyer <meyerri at westnet.com.au>:
> > It appears that ADSL-2 and 1 is available from the Mindarie exchange,
> > but Westnet cannot tell me whether I can get it at the house. The FOAF
> > being one house up and on the other side of the street ....
> Worst case scenario: As incredible as it seems, I've heard of cases
> where being "on the other side of the street" can mean all the
> difference depending on where the cable is routed. Hey, and wasn't
> there a member on this list who once reported that near-neighbours in
> the same street were connected to different exchanges - one had to pay
> timed calls (std) and the other didn't? :-/   I guess you'll only
> really find out when you move and apply for service.
> Gavin

Unfortunately, yes. The present occupants use VOIP for phone calls, ans
to be honest we are NOT going to be using Telstra for our phone calls
after moving .....

Richard Meyer
Necessity is the plea for every infringement of human freedom.
It is the argument of tyrants; it is the creed of slaves. 
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