Re: 56K Modems

Dale E. Reed Jr. ( (no email) )
Tue, 10 Feb 1998 15:05:27 -0800

Mitchell B. Wagers wrote:
> No, you are wrong. :) No offense, but you can setup a standard POTS line
> between two 56K modems and get 56K (almost). The hitch comes in when you
> shuv it through a telco, where it then becomes converted several times back
> and forth if the incoming is analog instead of digital.

And just how many people do this? I believe the person was talking
about serving a session from NT from a phone line (and yes,
that implies a telco on the other end of the line). Most modems
do NOT support client to client connections at anything higher
than 33.6. No need to jump on someone because of a possible
scenario that isn't realistic.

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