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PR: Alcatel Speed Touch USB (ADSL) OS X Drivers Press Rel
Alcatel Announces Next Evolution of its Speed Touch USB

Release 1.4 of modem ADSL increases ease of installation

Paris, October 16, 2001 - Alcatel (Paris: CGEP.PA and NYSE: ALA), the world leader in Digital Subscriber Line (DSL) and broadband solutions, today announced a new driver set for its Speed Touch (TM) USB, release 1.4 . Next to the introduction of support for Windows XP and Mac OS X, the latest Operation Systems versions for PC and Mac, it also eliminates the need for an additional PPPoE client, for those networks running PPPoE.

For further details go to and click on the story "Alcatel Announces Next Evolution of its Speed Touch USB" from the 16th of October.
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BT Openworld Confirmation
Authored by: smhaunch on Oct 18, '01 11:20:32AM

From MacUser (UK): -

BT broadband OS X drivers announced

Alcatel, which makes the modems for BT's ADSL broadband Internet service - Btopenworld, have revealed that the Mac OS X drivers will be released at the beginning of November.
The version 1.4 drivers, which have just been released for Windows XP, apply to Alcatel's Speed Touch DSL modem range and should be available from Alcatel UK's download site.

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Release Date for Drivers!
Authored by: smhaunch on Nov 08, '01 02:43:58PM

Further to the press release in October regarding driver support for OS X, the SpeedTouch web site has been updated and now states that the drivers for OS X will be released on the 19th November!

Check it out at

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Release Confirmed (Again)
Authored by: smhaunch on Nov 27, '01 06:24:04AM

Today I received an e-mail from Alcatel, the text of which is shown below: -

Dear Speed Touch Subscriber

The MAC driver for OSX will be available for download on Monday 3 December
Further announcements will be available on our websites at and

Best Wishes, Alcatel Speed Touch UK

At last! I just hope that the driver is more reliable than the beta version that is currently doing the rounds (courtesy of

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PR: Alcatel Speed Touch USB (ADSL) OS X Drivers
Authored by: Stevie Mac on Jan 27, '08 03:24:04PM

One day it may even work with modern Intel Based Macs!

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