Telcos bundle ADSL modems

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Computer manufacturers have been press-ganged into the hunt for customers in the broadband internet market, with industry heavyweights Telstra and Optus planning to offer services bundled with PCs in time for Christmas. Both...

April 1 ADSL outage hits ISPs and users

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Great April Fools joke, from a company that is a joke! Part of BT's ADSL network was knocked out last night causing disruption to thousands of Net users in the UK. According to...

Hundreds of BT ADSL punters axed by mistake

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Hundreds of BTopenworld's ADSL customers had their service cut off this week because of a clerical error by the telecom giant's broadband arm. The punters had their connection disconnected on and around...

Campaigners report titsup ADSL exchanges

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Broadband campaigners are spitting feathers after reporting that their recently ADSL-upgraded exchanges don't appear to be working. Net users in Leek and Irby - which had their exchanges converted to ADSL last...

BT hits 500k subscribers for ADSL

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BT is on target to get one million ADSL subscribers by the end of next summer I'm amazed they even have that many members;) Confirmation that it's on course came...

UK suffers ADSL glitch

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Thousands of new ADSL users in the UK could have their services disrupted thanks to a glitch in BT's broadband network. The intermittent problem concerns compatibility issues with the first and second...

Optus confirms residential ADSL service for Australia

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Optus has confirmed it intends to launch a residential ADSL service in Australia if negotiations with Telstra are successful. The confirmation came as the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission announced it would consider strict regulation...

Competition enters ADSL ring

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A Brisbane internet service provider has launched the market's most competitive ADSL package since Telstra introduced its 3GB limit. XiS, which had intended to sell an "unlimited" service, said its offering was the...

Microsoft buys ADSL equipment from Actton

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A report in the Taiwanese Economic News said that Microsoft has placed firm orders for ADSL modems and wireless LAN equipment from local firm Accton. Actton won the order against competition from other Taiwanese firms...

UK hit by major ADSL outage

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Will some one please change the light bulb ;) Britain's broadband ADSL service was plunged into darkness this morning following a catastrophic failure of BT's network. Details are still sketchy but...

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