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Say goodbye to Speakeasy

On Sun, 7 Aug 2005, Scott Ehrlich wrote:

> On Sun, 7 Aug 2005, Gregory Boyce wrote:
>> Well, it looks like the FCC has reclassified DSL as an Information
>> Service, meaning that the phone company no longer is required to share the
>> lines with other providers.
> Any reason we can't get DSL the ol' fashioned way - a second phone line -
> before the days of line sharing?   I think SE was doing pretty well before
> the line sharing days.  No reason they can't continue success, unless
> there is soemthing further to the FCC ruling that I am missing...???

When you have a second phoneline run to your house, it is run and owned by 
your local phone company.  My understanding is that this ruling means that 
the local phone company is no longer required to provide lines for use by 
third parties DSL providers.

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