• Modems and digital phone lines

    From Immortal@1:311/2 to All on Sun Mar 27 11:09:36 2011
    Does anyone have any experience with using a 56k modem with a digital line?
    We have comcast high speed internet and the phone service where we just plug the phone into the back of the modem. I was thinking about getting a second line to use for the BBS since its fairly cheap. Just curious how reliable it would be. I've never used this type of setup with a modem, always used the
    old fashioned land line that is $30 a month.

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  • From Andy Ball@1:261/38 to Immortal on Sun Mar 27 23:02:40 2011
    Hello,

    > Does anyone have any experience with using a 56k modem
    > with a digital line? We have comcast high speed internet
    > and the phone service where we just plug the phone into
    > the back of the modem. I was thinking about getting a
    > second line to use for the BBS since its fairly cheap.
    > Just curious how reliable it would be.

    I would expect it to work poorly, if at all. The VoIP
    port on a Cable modem is not a telephone line, digital or otherwise.

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