FWD: Pacific Bell's LA NAP in service
pushp at cerf.net
Wed May 8 06:13:56 UTC 1996
Bill Manning writes:
> > On Tue, 7 May 1996, Kent W. England wrote:
> > > Pac Bell has announced their LA NAP is operational. Contact and details below.
> > Is there not already a MAE-LA? Why would thay have an LA NAP if even
> > MAE-LA hasn't taken off as of yet?
> > Just a question.
> > Christian Nielsen
> Yes, there is. I would expect that the NAP service is offering
> is an extention of the existing BayArea service. This approach
> reduces the cost of entry of entry for people you are in the So.Cal.
> area to a local loop charge.
> It appears that thye believe that a "distributed" service is
> more effective than two seperate exchanges.
If they can pull this inter-lata connection off without involving an
IXC, they would be selling long distance services immediately
rather than NAP services ;-) I understand PacBell will be ready to
provide inter-lata service early next year.
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