ECI driver develpment - help request

Stanislaw Gruszka stf_xl at
Fri Jan 8 18:40:20 EST 2010

On Thursday 07 January 2010 18:51, Giampaolo Tomassoni wrote:
> > But... in your opinion - would be this drivers useful? Or is ADSL a
> > deprecated
> > technology?

ADLS is not deprecated for sure.  The quesion is: how usefull are these
usb modmes? Seems modems become deprecated by  wireless gateways/routers,
which are now chip and have better capabilities - read allow to connect more
devices to the internet. However if ECI modems are still sell/provide by ISPs
they will have users for few years.

> > I was most eciadsl users where in Italy and France - and that doesn't
> > seem a
> > coincidence....
> Hi Enrico.
> I may confirm that ADSL is still a bleeding-edge technology here in Italy.
> This is due to tons of reasons, ranging from economical ones (ADSL works
> over the twisted pair of wires which is often already there at the customer
> site), bad political strategies (you don't need to own a telecom network to
> be an ISP here), and, worse, undisclosed advantages to politicians' friends
> (being ADSL asymmetrical, you better mind twice before thinking to use it to
> publish your web site, such that you have to buy this kind of service from
> an ASP, which are few and big here).
> What's more common in the rest of the world? Optical fiber?

In Poland ADSL/DSL is still very popular.


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