a new BBS...

Gene Buckle geneb at deltasoft.com
Sun Sep 21 11:31:23 CDT 2008


> At 11:45 PM -0700 9/20/08, David Griffith wrote:
>> Now as soon as I can figure out how to do POTS modem dialing through a
>> cell phone, I'll call.
>
> How much longer will old fashioned modems continue to work with the evolving 
> phone systems that we have?  When it was looking like I'd be forced to move 
> to Verizon FIOS a couple weeks ago, I made inquiries and learned that if you 
> have FIOS you can not use a modem.
>
It's my understanding that Verizon cuts your POTS copper and THAT is why 
you can't use a modem. :)  They may also be "compressing" the analog 
signal on whatever device they give you to allow you to continue to use 
your old POTS gear.

g.



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