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lchiu7
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  #58886 26-Jan-2007 09:26
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bradstewart: Wow thats progress. The power of the 'media'...

Now how can I force TCL to lay cable in Dunedin? Hmm


If they could get their marketing act together and increase the number of subscribers in areas where they have cable now to a point where it's really profitable, I am sure they might consider other areas also. They have a pretty hefty tax loss credit with the IRD they could use :-)

But if I were a Telco trying to outdo Telecom, I wouldn't lay cable to homes - I would run fibre or at least FTTN. That would get over the distance limitations of DSL.




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lchiu7:But if I were a Telco trying to outdo Telecom, I wouldn't lay cable to homes - I would run fibre or at least FTTN. That would get over the distance limitations of DSL.


Of course you would - with the increase in copper prices in the last few years it's now cheaper to run fibre than copper cables.




 

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