[clug] Recommended cabling person?

Leigh Finch leigh at leighfinch.net
Tue Dec 8 04:26:37 MST 2009

Hi Alan,
http://www.adsl2exchanges.com.au gives a reasonable estimate of what
speeds you might expect at your home.

I have the contact details of a good cabler, but I'm not willing to hand
them out in a public forum, contact me off list if you want them.


Alan Vidler wrote:
> Hopefully someone can recommend someone:
> When I moved from two independent phone lines to one line plus
> ADSL1 back in early days of ADSL the bloke simply put a splitter
> in the roof and re-used the #2 phone line as ADSL (it went to my
> then computer room so was where wanted). Since then things have
> moved on and I now have ADSL2+ in theory, but still use my ADSL1
> modem as it delivers at least as much as a borrowed ADSL2 modem
> (about 5MB/s from ISP (iiNet) server)
> I'd *love* to have someone who knows about such things look at
> the in-house setup and see whether it is contributing to limit or
> it is just distance from exchange....
> Such expertise probably is now available, unlike back then....
> Alan V
> - - - - - - - - -
> On 8/12/2009 9:43 PM Rod Peters sent:
>> On Tuesday 08 December 2009 19:17:44 linux-request at lists.samba.org
>> wrote:
>>> [clug] Recommended cabling person?
>>>  From: Chris Smart <mail at christophersmart.com>
>>>  To: CLUG List <linux at lists.samba.org>
>>> My Aunty and Uncle just moved to Canberra from Sydney and we need to
>>> cable the phone line (which is in the living room) over to the
>>> computer room at the other end of the house so that they can get ADSL.
>> That may not be the best topology, if they are getting a fixed line
>> installed.  TransACT hard-wire a splitter at the barge board and run
>> a dedicated ADSL line from there to customer's chosen location. 
>> There may be some advantage in minimising the length of voice grade
>> cable, particularly for ADSL2+.
>> A corrollorary is that, if they are using a TransACT partner as ISP
>> then no action required because the sub-contractor will run the ADSL
>> line anyway.
>>> Does anyone have anyone qualified that they can recommend, or shall I
>>> just look in the yellow pages?
>>> -c
>> Rod

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