Muni Fiber

Ray Soucy rps at maine.edu
Mon Mar 26 14:53:19 CDT 2012


True, but it's the one monopoly where you get a vote.
I'm not sure it's fair to call a municipality a monopoly ... but that's
just me.

On Mon, Mar 26, 2012 at 3:46 PM, Jay Ashworth <jra at baylink.com> wrote:

> ----- Original Message -----
> > From: "Nick Hilliard" <nick at foobar.org>
>
> > > wiring center you enable all technologies. GPON today, direct GigE
> > > or 10GE where necessary, and all future technologies.
> >
> > yep, agreed - much more sensible, much more resilient to failure and
> > only marginally more expensive.
> >
> > It'll never be done though. Too much to lose by creating a topology
> > which allows you to unbundle the tail.
>
> A municipality hasn't much to lose; they can declare a monopoly.
>
> Which was rather precisely the point.
>
> Cheers,
> -- jra
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