Verizon Business - LTE?

chris tknchris at gmail.com
Sat Aug 13 21:37:12 CDT 2011


I have used 3G in the past as a backup for some sites and I was pretty
impressed with the performance and the ease of configuring it in ios

chris

On Sat, Aug 13, 2011 at 9:51 PM, Ryan Finnesey <rfinnesey at gmail.com> wrote:

> We are looking to use the Cisco 3G/4G card
> http://www.cisco.com/en/US/products/ps11540/index.html We can pick them up
> for about $250 for the 3G and $350 for the 4G.****
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> *From:* chris [mailto:tknchris at gmail.com]
> *Sent:* Saturday, August 13, 2011 7:59 PM
>
> *To:* Ryan Finnesey
> *Cc:* Cameron Byrne; nanog at nanog.org
> *Subject:* Re: Verizon Business - LTE?****
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> What plan are you using? My htc thunderbolt has unlimited 4g on the phone
> and for my hotspot so I'd imagine there is something similar for standalone
> hardware?****
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> chris ****
>
> On Sat, Aug 13, 2011 at 7:54 PM, Ryan Finnesey <rfinnesey at gmail.com>
> wrote:****
>
> I have been very happy with the preference of the VZW network.  Both 3G and
> 4G.  The issue we have is that they have a 5GB cap.  We have tested both the
> 3G and 4G HWIC for cisco and have been very happy with the hardware.****
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>  ****
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> Cheers****
>
> Ryan****
>
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> *From:* chris [mailto:tknchris at gmail.com]
> *Sent:* Saturday, August 13, 2011 2:09 PM
> *To:* Ryan Finnesey
> *Cc:* Cameron Byrne; nanog at nanog.org****
>
>
> *Subject:* Re: Verizon Business - LTE?****
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> I'm in princeton, nj and I recently moved into a new place and had no
> internet for about a week and had my router in client mode grabbing hotspot
> from my phone and it worked surprisingly well. Of course latency can be a
> bit jumpy but my speeds overall were better than the neighbors comcast :) I
> also pulled down about 150gb over that week and each day I was waiting for
> verizon to pull the plug but it never happened. Speeds were consistently
> around 20/10.****
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> I looked around but couldnt find any reasonably cheap 4G interface cards
> for any of the major router vendors otherwise I might have actually
> considered it as my home needs are pretty basic.****
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>  ****
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> chris****
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> On Sat, Aug 13, 2011 at 1:54 PM, Ryan Finnesey <rfinnesey at gmail.com>
> wrote:****
>
> I was hoping to use LTE for a large number of sites we are about to roll
> out
> instead of DS1s.  But looks like we will go down the TDM route.
>
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>
> Cheers
>
> Ryan
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> From: Cameron Byrne [mailto:cb.list6 at gmail.com]
> Sent: Saturday, August 13, 2011 12:56 AM
> To: Ryan Finnesey
> Cc: nanog at nanog.org; Charles N Wyble
> Subject: RE: Verizon Business - LTE?****
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> On Aug 12, 2011 8:40 PM, "Ryan Finnesey" <rfinnesey at gmail.com> wrote:
> >
> > Well they are two completely separate companies .  I would think that the
> > LTE network would be a good replacement for DS1 type services.
> >
>
> My guess is no.
>
> Yes, I bet vzw buys from vzb, but not the other way round. Whatever you
> call
> the vz LEC does not want to give 40 some cents on the dollar to Vodafone
> ...
> the other part of the vzw ownership.
>
> Not to mention that LTE is an IP service and ds1 is tdm...
>
> Cb
>
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Charles N Wyble [mailto:charles at knownelement.com]
> > Sent: Friday, August 12, 2011 11:26 PM
> > To: nanog at nanog.org
> > Subject: Re: Verizon Business - LTE?
> >
> > On 08/12/2011 10:23 PM, Ryan Finnesey wrote:
> > > Does anyone know if Verizon Business is using the Verizon Wireless LTE
> > > network to deliver service?
> >
> > Who else would they use? I would presume they are eating their own dog
> food.
> > If not, that's very sad. :)
> >
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> >****
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