I'm not worried excessively--this is why--
1. In my area (rural) cable is coming-but because it's not a metro area =
I expect the cost to be at least double what we offer access for. (Maybe =
2. Maybe half (more likely much less like 10-15%) of the area will be =
loop qualified for it (and xDSL as well)
3. Less secure than standard dial-up.
Now I know I'll lose my speed demons (gamers) and some of my line =
campers (not overly unhappy about that) so that will mean that I'll not =
need to add more gear, but grandma who sends e-mail 3x a week is not =
going to pay more for a cable modem or cable services.
The worst I worry about is losing some business connections but I =
already have in place a *good* strategy because I can offer things like =
dedicated IP addressing etc.
Is anyone out there worried about cable modems taking their dial-up =
business? If not, why? I'm really starting to get worried about =
lossing customers to it.
What can we do to prevent customer loss.
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------=_NextPart_000_0102_01BE6159.02F2C200--Is anyone out there worried about cable modems =taking their=20 dial-up business? If not, why? I'm really starting to get =worried=20 about lossing customers to it.What can we do to prevent customer =loss.SincerelyC. Smith