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

Dave McGuire mcguire at
Wed Jul 30 10:26:42 CDT 2003

On Wednesday, July 30, 2003, at 08:34 AM, Sandwich Maker wrote:
> "We (the company I work for) just contracted to SBC for a pair of T1's
> "unlimited transfer bandwidth.  It's costing $1200 a month.  We got 2
> "blocks of IP's, 32 addresses in each.  She also bought a Cisco 2600
> "router but didn't pay for setup. I guess it's "learn IOS on the fly"
> "time.  We write, sell and support  EMC modules that get tweaked all of
> "the time, so keeping 3-4000 users updated all of the time is a bitch, 
> so
> "we are starting to do auto-updates via internet.  We had a pair of
> "pretty fast DSL's but the load was choking them, so here come the 
> T1's.
> "We actually bought 3, but one is set up as a DS1 for 24 voice lines.
> "It's being connected to a NBX100.
> 1. wouldn't 1.5M sdsl be cheaper?  they're going for more like $400
>    around here.  you do have to be within 9500' of a co.

   Many "real" T1s are delivered that way anyway.  I had one (an"real, 
official" T1) at my old house back in 1997 or so that was delivered 
that way.


Dave McGuire                 "You don't have Vaseline in Canada?"
St. Petersburg, FL                     -Bill Bradford

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