digital converter box -- surprising performance
Tue Jun 17 01:48:55 EDT 2008
..."I personally don't want all my eggs in the same basket. I don't want
Comcast phone service simply because cable sometimes goes out but I can
never recall my New England Telephone, NYNEX, Bell Atlantic or Verizon line
NOT having a dial tone no matter what"...
Besides...should all fail, you can probability "step down" the 48 or so
volts that the phone company is providing "free", to run a battery powered
radio keeping in touch with the world while you weren't using your phone...
Ah...survivalism...I should be living in Montana...
----- Original Message -----
From: "Kevin Vahey" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
To: "SteveOrdinetz" <email@example.com>
Cc: "(newsgroup) Boston-Radio-Interest"
Sent: Monday, June 16, 2008 10:03 PM
Subject: Re: digital converter box -- surprising performance
> Pretty much a wash. Fios and Comcast Triple Play are both $100 a month.
> I personally don't want all my eggs in the same basket. I don't want
> Comcast phone service simply because cable sometimes goes out but I
> can never recall my New England Telephone, NYNEX, Bell Atlantic or
> Verizon line NOT having a dial tone no matter what.
> On 6/16/08, SteveOrdinetz <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> > Kevin Vahey wrote:
> >>When Fios is installed correctly it does blow away cable.
> > Curiously how does FOIS compare price-wise with cable? I'd heard
> > that it was in excess of $100/mo. (though I don't know what was
> > included in that). A little rich for my budget. Not like it'll ever
> > make it this far in the boonies for many many years.
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