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Ahh, but would it have the speed of a cable modem, or would it be just a matter of plugging your
old POTS modem into the cable telephone link, with no speed upgrade?


KendallMCox,
Darn good question. I think much depends on the nature of the device forming the connection. Since it is IP-based, however, I suspect it might not have the constraints we see with POTS. I can't believe, though, that it will rival cable modem throughput.

Perhaps we should keep an eye on AT&T's development of this service, especially the data aspect. From ATHM's perspective, we might hope that AT&T "de-emphasise" data over cable telephony.
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