MODEM UPGRADE

  JOYCETHEKIWI 12:33 11 May 04
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I WANT TO BUY & INSTALL A NEW MODEM THAT WILL GIVE ME FAX & VOICE ACCESS & FASTER INTERNET CONNECTION (IM NOT IN A BROADBAND ENABLED AREA )
IVE SEEN SOME THAT SAY 128K INSTEAD OF 56K IS THIS WHAT I NEED ?
ANY ADVICE WOULD BE APPRICIATED

  georgemac 13:12 11 May 04

56K is the fastest modem you can use in a non broadband enabled area - this is the theoretical maximum speed - in reality it is more likely to be 48K.

  Stuartli 14:40 11 May 04

They are probably thinking of the ISDN (Home Highway) service (64kbps) which can be doubled up by "bundling" two data channels to give 128kbps - the penalty is that the telephone cost is doubled..:-)

  Smegs 14:47 11 May 04

I think all dial-up modems are Fax modems, you can pick one up for around £10 NEW.

  ThePharcyde007 15:26 11 May 04

You could always try internet satellite!

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  Stuartli 15:57 11 May 04

JOYCETHEKIWI wants the voice facility as well.

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  DJ-Garry 16:15 11 May 04

What ISP are you with? Freeserve/Wannado (and maybe others) DO NOT support V.92 yet.

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