An ISP of their own (was RE: [rescue] Being jobless)

Charles Shannon Hendrix shannon at
Tue Jul 29 17:33:15 CDT 2003

On Tue, Jul 29, 2003 at 11:52:14AM -0500, Brian Dunbar wrote:

> > $800 a month for what?
> > If that's all I had to pay for a block of phone numbers and a WAN
> > connection, I'd have set up an ISP by now.
> > I think the local small ISPs I've talked to pay as much as $1000/month
> > just for the WAN connection.
> I said it was a WAG.  I based my WAG on 1) price of a frac T1 and 2) padding
> for overhead.  I didn't factor in the price of a block of phone numbers or
> anything else.

Ah, I thought you meant the whole deal.

It might just cost more here, it usually seems to.

One guy I know runs co-location on Cox business services.  It's not
cable, its a fiber connection.  I keep meaning to ask him how much it
costs for his fractional or whole T1.

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