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



on Sat, May 05, 2001 at 03:53:16PM -0400, Alan Shutko (ats@acm.org) wrote:
> 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^)

Hey, what's a business if it ain't all in the family?

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