are all dsl modems the same?

Adam McLaurin blueeskimo at
Thu Aug 7 10:05:19 PDT 2003

On Thu, 2003-08-07 at 12:38, David Banning wrote:
> I am looking at buying a dsl modem used but I am not aware of
> the differences from one to the next. I am using a G-net which seems
> to work fine, and I used a Nortel Networks one when I was with another
> DSL supplier. 
> Is the operation of most DSL modems the same, and if so, can a
> specific DSL modem used with one DSL service supplier be used with
> another DSL service supplier?

I have a G-net BB0050, and I'm not happy with it at all. I frequently
have to power cycle it in order to get my connection working after an
outage. I think my next modem will be an Alcatel ..

Adam McLaurin <blueeskimo at>
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