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Re: Beam Internet

> OMG, goto http://www.expressvu.ca/en/aboutdirecpc.html .. that looks
> horrible. Using a modem to send the requests out, and the dish to
> receieve the content.
> This just has proprietary-windows-software written all over it. I
> would
> assume the European Beam Internet would be the exact same setup.

NO! Beam make a huge point of making sure you know that you use the dish
for incoming _and_ outgoing, and that there are no telephone costs. They
say that systems that need a phone line makes you have to live with 3km
of your exchange, which in a case like mine, in a middle of a field, is
the advantage of using beam.



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