Podcast: Diary of a dial-up user (part 4 - final)

Summary:This is the final installment of this soap-style, badly written diary of my broadband woes, fights and mishaps. It's been nearly two weeks without broadband at my new house, battling my way online through the means of dial-up Internet.

This is the final installment of this soap-style, badly written diary of my broadband woes, fights and mishaps. It's been nearly two weeks without broadband at my new house, battling my way online through the means of dial-up Internet.

It still hasn’t been fully resolved as of yet, but quite frankly I’m bored of whining and whining about a “bare necessity” in my life. Believe me, I never thought I'd get bored of complaining about something; it's practically in-built into my daily routine.

I tried my dial-up last night and it didn't seem to work. I connected the phone and dialed out but absolutely nothing. I tried phoning in off my mobile, and it said the number wasn't in use. I'm getting there, slowly but surely.

Having said that, it's not been without its simple pleasures; something which I could have written, something I could have displayed in a frenzy of expressive dance, but instead decided to podcast as it was a "good idea at the time".

Read previous Moving house diaries:

Moving house: diary of a dial-up user (part 3)
Moving house: diary of a dial-up user (part 2)
Moving house: diary of a dial-up user (part 1)

Topics: Browser, Broadband, Networking, Telcos

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Zack Whittaker writes for ZDNet, CNET, and CBS News. He is based in New York City.

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