Re: 57600 modems

Marc Lindahl (shark@dti.net)
Wed, 27 Nov 1996 14:01:26 -0500


>inside or between phone co.). Also, special cables from the company to the
>end user have a higher bandwith. One good example: ISDN.

Actually, ISDN is run over the same ratty twisted pairs as regular phone.
So is T1, these days, commonly using HDSL tech. Fact is, the twisted pair
can accommodate typically a 500KHz bandwidth! That's the secret of ADSL:
just use the wire from your house to the phone co, and then intercept
before the switch (which does limit the line's bandwidth to 4KHz.

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