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Re: athome funny business [was Slow Cable Modem Revisited]

Nathan E Norman <nnorman@micromuse.com> writes:

> The original idea of DOCSIS was that customers would be able to
> purchase their own modems at the corner electronics store.  In many
> markets the MSO continues to purchase the modems as they are able to
> get volume discounts and are then dealing with a known product.

Or, on Long Island, the cable company owns the local electronics
stores....  8^)

Alan Shutko <ats@acm.org> - In a variety of flavors!
"I am Donahue of Borg. Go ahead and assimilate, caller...  You there?"

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