[AusNOG] NBNCo releases its response to industry consultation
doconnor at gsoft.com.au
Mon Mar 29 22:03:05 EST 2010
On 29/03/2010, at 14:18, John Edwards <john at netniche.com.au> wrote:
> Hi Grahame,
> On 29/03/2010, at 4:07 PM, Grahame Lynch wrote:
>> Householder: I have Telstra for my phone line and Internode for my
>> broadband. Do they know you are calling me?
> Presumably this information is going to be gleaned from the Telstra
> database, and iterated through various wholesale providers to
> discover the user's Voice, Broadband, and Alarm monitoring
> providers, who will ultimately be responsible for migration
> The voice port is easy, seeing as the ONT is likely have a PSTN
> interface - there will be a few casualties like outdoor ringers and
> forgotten rotary-dial phones, but probably nothing that will cost
> anyone a vote.
> The alarm monitoring part can probably be done through a voice port
> if the ONT is designed with that feature in mind. I note that you
> can't even buy ethernet/IP interfaces for alarm modules at their
> wholesale stores at this point in time, and they don't expect that
> to change anytime soon.
You can, we had one installed at work (along with a mobile link)
however they did replace the whole system so maybe it's not cost
effective to retrofit.
Backwards compatibility does make sense for this sort of thing though
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