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Re: [vox] No DSL, no cable -- options? [amended]
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Re: [vox] No DSL, no cable -- options? [amended]

I think that it used to be $700/month with a couple thousand for
the equipment.  I could be misremembering.  I'm not even sure they
could get a T1 to my house :-).  


On Thu, Jul 19, 2001 at 04:26:37PM -0700, Rod Roark wrote:
> Seems like coax would work better for that.  Bus topology,
> more distance.
> Hmm, what does a T1 go for in Davis?  :-)
> -- Rod
> Joel Baumert wrote:
> > I have thought about talking to my neighbors and running CAT 5 down the shared
> > fence.  A T1 is alot cheaper if you split it 16 ways :-).
> > 
> > Joel
> > 
> > On Thu, Jul 19, 2001 at 07:07:08PM -0400, George Thomas Finch wrote:
> > 
> >>    I was only joking about setting down wire.  Although I do know some people
> >>splitting their Cable Modems in the Midwest by running cable between their
> >>basement windows, from house to house around their neighborhood.  Not many
> >>basements here in California, so the wires become a little more obvious to
> >>anyone passing by...:)
> >>
> >>56K still works for me luckily...:)
> >>
> >>
> >> > > As for setting up a wired system with Cat 5 cable and 100 or 10BaseT, you
> >>
> >>>will find problems as you approch your 100 Meter limits without a repeater
> >>>to boot the signal and then the 5-4-3 rule of networking could also cause
> >>>problems for you.
> >>>
> >>>Wireless can allow you to push Point to Point directional links further
> >>>distances. Fiber Optic (Dual/Single) can allow long distances too. You
> >>>will probably find the cheapest initial setup cost associated with
> >>>wireless though.
> >>>
> >>>Good night,
> >>>-ME

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