Dial Concentrators - TNT / APX8000 R.I.P.

Curtis Maurand cmaurand at xyonet.com
Tue May 11 15:51:19 UTC 2010

30% of all people in the US (110 million) have no access to broadband.  
Large areas of my state have no access to broadband because its rural 

Aastra CVX (it used to be a Nortel product.)


On 5/11/2010 11:29 AM, Joe Abley wrote:
> On 2010-05-11, at 11:08, Leo Bicknell wrote:
>> There comes a time when the old tech just doesn't make sense, even
>> if a small customer base still wants it.
> There will also no doubt continue to be many customers for whom dial is the only option.
> It's not long ago that I lived in such a house, deceptively close to the outskirts of town but in terms of wire distance and load coils it might as well have been on the moon. The house was in a wireless dead zone by a river, there was no cable, and the only line of sight to another structure was through several acres of 2.4GHz-absorbing trees.
> The further you move away from urban centres, the easier it is to find examples of this.
> Joe

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