The Typhoon that busted my DSL Modem
In the years that typhoons have hit Metro Manila, none have dealt much damage to electronics at home. That’s until Typhoon Frank hit Manila this week-end. It’s all Frank’s fault – the metrowide blackout busted my DSL modem.
When the power went back on, everything seemed normal except for the SpeedStream 5100 ADSL modem that PLDT provided with my line. The damn thing just won’t turn on again. Nothing, nil zilch. Must have been fried or something.
Already reported to PLDT Customer Service about it and they promised to replace the modem with a newer model. Hopefully, they’d deliver it soon — like tomorrow.
If not, I’m looking into getting my own backup DSL modem. Anybody know where I could get one for cheap?
For the meantime, I could be spending some Php300+ a day on Smart 3G.