[AusNOG] M2 buy Primus

Mark Delany g2x at juliet.emu.st
Mon Apr 16 15:23:49 EST 2012

On 16Apr12, Matthew Moyle-Croft allegedly wrote:
> On 16/04/2012, at 1:32 PM, Mark Delany <g2x at juliet.emu.st> wrote:
> >>>> Also interesting
> >>>> today: http://www.abc.net.au/news/2012-04-16/vodafone-to-offer-fixed-line-services/3952846
> >>>>
> >>>> Vodafone going to do fixed line in AU.  Suspect times will never be uninteresting in
> >>>> Australian telecommunications.
> >>>
> >>> Been wondering when they would get around to doing this - since Vodafone NZ bought
> >>> ihug (from iiNet) in late 2006, and several other countries globally where Voda does
> >>> fixed-line as well as mobile for almost a decade.
> >
> > As a term, "fixed-line" seems as quaint as rotary dial; but maybe
> > that's merely press-friendly lingo.
> Fixed as in not mobile.  Not voice only!

I thought fixed-line meant a physical line to your premise. You
disagree? In the NBN world, how will that happen?

If you mean services available via the Internet, wouldn't you
naturally call that an internet connection from wherever rather than
a "fixed-line" service?


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