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

Steve Sandau ssandau at
Wed Jul 30 10:50:16 CDT 2003

>>>> 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.

This is a little clamshell metal box with an Adtran insert, and room for 
a second one. Looks pretty cool. Like to have that second slot filled, 
with the other end connected to the Internet instead of Corporate...


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