Sunday, 23 July 2017

Friday Review: Thank puck for that

By Nick Wood, Total Telecom
Friday 29 November 13

One Total Telecom team member involuntarily makes his debut as a network engineer, while Rogers sets up the mother of all face-offs.

This Thanksgiving I have two things to be thankful for: my local hardware shop and Sunday trading hours. Last Saturday while tidying the flat in preparation for a party, I cheerfully chopped up and threw out what I thought was a superfluous length of phone cable in the living room...until I noticed a conspicuous absence of flickering lights on my modem. As it transpired, the cable in question was not quite redundant, and I lacked sufficient time to repair it before my guests arrived. Fortunately for all concerned, my impromptu foray into cord cutting did not scupper my plan to stream music during said shindig, thanks to a base station on the building opposite and my insistence on an unlimited data plan…

This Thanksgiving I have two things to be thankful for: my local hardware shop and Sunday trading hours. Last Saturday while tidying the flat in preparation for a party, I cheerfully chopped up and threw out what I thought was a superfluous length of phone cable in the living room...until I noticed a conspicuous absence of flickering lights on my modem. As it transpired, the cable in question was not quite redundant, and I lacked sufficient time to repair it before my guests arrived. Fortunately for all concerned, my impromptu foray into cord cutting did not scupper my plan to stream music during said shindig, thanks to a base station on the building opposite and my insistence on an unlimited data plan…

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