Microsoft offering xDSL access

Jay R. Ashworth jra at
Fri Jan 23 05:26:30 UTC 1998

On Thu, Jan 22, 1998 at 10:28:52PM -0500, Adam Rothschild wrote:
> UUNet provides dialup pool connectivity for MSN.  Microsoft owns a
> nice chunk of UUNet.  UUNet is/will soon be implementing xDSL (IDSL and
> SDSL to be exact).  UUNet is a big monster, and will only grow
> bigger ("If you can't beat 'em, buy 'em")...  Microsoft will be
> introducing xDSL access.
> ...and draw your own conclusions. :)


UUNET doesn't own dedicated single-circuit copper to people's houses.

You do the math.

-- jra
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