An ISP of their own (was RE: [rescue] Being jobless)
alaric at caerllewys.net
Wed Jul 30 10:40:22 CDT 2003
On Wed, Jul 30, 2003 at 11:37:47AM -0400, Dave McGuire wrote:
> On Wednesday, July 30, 2003, at 11:33 AM, Steve Sandau wrote:
> >>>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.
> >Yeah, our telco-provided T1 comes through an HDSL box on our end, with
> >the mate at the telco CO.
> Yup. It was a Pairgain box in my case. Sweet little box full of
> DSP; the telco guy said they cost $15K/ea at the time. It terminated
> in a v.35 interface.
I've wished for years I knew some Local Company With A Big Fat Pipe that
would let me park a HDSL box in their NOC and parasitize a little of
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