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Re: Internet access in Japan (was Re: BitTorrent swarms have a deadly bite on broadband nets)

  • From: Dave Pooser
  • Date: Wed Oct 24 09:48:36 2007

>  While probably more "good" than "bad", it is my understanding that when
> Verizon (and others) provide FTTH (fiber to the home) they "cut" or
> physically disconnect all other connections to that residence.....  so much
> for any "choice"...

At least around here, if you tell the installer you have an alarm system
they'll leave the copper alone, since your alarm system is generally using
phone lines with no dial tone to connect to the monitoring station.
Dave Pooser, ACSA
Manager of Information Services
Alford Media