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

Steve Sandau ssandau at
Wed Jul 30 11:56:30 CDT 2003

>>   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.
> I have never seen a t-1 delivered via anything but a hdsl line.  I once
> asked a guy who worked for the telephone company about it, he said that he
> had not installed a real t-1 since 1992.  Generally it easier for the phone
> company to just bring in a dsl line.  From what he was telling me if you
> ran a real t-1 you could only put one in 100 pair bundle without causing
> problems.  He thought running t-1's over hdsl lines was a great thing.  I
> guess it has really cut back on the amount of build-outs that they have to
> do to provide t-1 service.

The old T1 in the last building just arrived as 4 copper wires from the 
demark just like the phone lines. Dunno what "format" that was, but 
there was no internal electronics at all..


More information about the rescue mailing list