I love living in France. Really, I absolutely love it here. I’m saying this because yesterday’s post might have sounded a bit negative. Today’s might too. It’s just France. It’s different here.
I finally got around to calling my internet provider to order an ADSL connection. High speed internet. Joy! It’s been available here since late April but I haven’t had time – or haven’t remembered when I do have time – to call and order it.
The customer service person checked my number and told me that on my line I could have the 2 mega package. I ask – 2 megas of what. She said 2 megas. Yes, I said, but is that the speed of data transfer or the amount of data. (Not that I knew what I was talking about but I thought that we could narrow it down a bit) Much toing and froing and we decided it’s the speed of transfer. If anyone understands what this means feel free to e-mail me and tell me.
She said that they would mail my modem to me and that I just had to plug it in to the phone line and the computer and the connection would resolve itself. I find this hard to believe, I’ve never had a modem resolve itself but I’m willing to try it. She then said that she was pleased to assure me that it would take absolutely no longer than 8 weeks for my modem to arrive.
High speed indeed!