Microsoft offering xDSL access

David Lemson lemson at lemson.com
Mon Jan 26 05:19:47 UTC 1998


> -----Original Message-----
> From: owner-nanog at merit.edu [mailto:owner-nanog at merit.edu]On Behalf Of
> Dalvenjah FoxFire
> Sent: Friday, January 23, 1998 10:20 PM
> To: Geoff White
> Cc: ^Faust^; David Lesher; Jay R. Ashworth; nanog at merit.edu
> Subject: Re: Microsoft offering xDSL access
>
>
> On Fri, Jan 23, 1998 at 08:57:52PM -0800, Geoff White put this into
> my mailbox:
> >
> > On Fri, 23 Jan 1998, ^Faust^ wrote:
> >
> > > Tell him to order a 2-wire alarm circuit and slap a Tut 12000 (or
> your favorite
> > > product) on each end. Yes, I've done it. And yes, it was in P*B
territory.
> > >
> >
> >
> > Their wise to that now :)
> > There seems to be a moratorium on "alarm circuits"
>
> As I understand it this is illegal; as long as the service (alarm circuit,
> dry pair, whatever) is tariffed by whatever regulatory commission the
> telco lives under, they are required to provide the service when asked
> (and paid). I could be wrong though, it is hearsay. (or seeread, actually)
>
> Bitch to your local regulatory commission and let us know what happens }:>

They may not be able to stop you from ordering a dry pair, but they may not
have
to run it directly from your point A to the CO to point B.  They can run it
6 miles out to bumbleville and them to point B, thwarting your scheme.




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