[funsec] Not so fast, broadband providers tell big users (fwd)

Jamie Bowden jamie at photon.com
Thu Mar 15 14:01:28 UTC 2007


Verizon.

Jamie Bowden
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"It was half way to Rivendell when the drugs began to take hold"
Hunter S Tolkien "Fear and Loathing in Barad Dur"
Iain Bowen <alaric at alaric.org.uk>
 

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Frank Bulk [mailto:frnkblk at iname.com] 
> Sent: Thursday, March 15, 2007 9:45 AM
> To: Jamie Bowden; NANOG list
> Subject: RE: [funsec] Not so fast, broadband providers tell 
> big users (fwd)
> 
> Jamie:
> 
> Who is your ILEC?  If you look at Iowa, which has move than 
> 150 independent
> telephone companies, the broadband penetration rate exceeds 90%
> http://www.state.ia.us/government/com/util/broadband.html
> 
> Frank 
> 
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Jamie Bowden [mailto:jamie at photon.com] 
> Sent: Thursday, March 15, 2007 7:31 AM
> To: frnkblk at iname.com; NANOG list
> Subject: RE: [funsec] Not so fast, broadband providers tell 
> big users (fwd)
> 
> 
> s/our exchanges/our urban exchanges/
> 
> And even then, not so much.  I have cable or nothing, and I live in
> Fairfax Co.  41k line feet from my house to the exchange.  In rural
> areas, most of the population far outside of DSL range.
> 
> Jamie Bowden
> -- 
> "It was half way to Rivendell when the drugs began to take hold"
> Hunter S Tolkien "Fear and Loathing in Barad Dur"
> Iain Bowen <alaric at alaric.org.uk>
>  
> 
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: owner-nanog at merit.edu [mailto:owner-nanog at merit.edu] On 
> > Behalf Of Frank Bulk
> > Sent: Wednesday, March 14, 2007 11:23 PM
> > To: 'NANOG list'
> > Subject: RE: [funsec] Not so fast, broadband providers tell 
> > big users (fwd)
> > 
> > 
> > Could you please clarify that comment?  USF has made it 
> > possible for us to
> > serve DSL to almost every customer in our exchanges.
> > 
> > Frank 
> > 
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Frank Bulk 
> > Sent: Wednesday, March 14, 2007 6:50 AM
> > To: NANOG list
> > Subject: Re: [funsec] Not so fast, broadband providers tell 
> > big users (fwd)
> > 
> > 
> > 
> > On Mar 13, 2007, at 11:19 AM, Daniel Senie wrote:
> > 
> > > A universal service charge could be applied to all bills, 
> with the  
> > > funds going to subsidize rural areas.
> > 
> > This is already done in the U.S., to no discernible effect.
> > 
> > --------------------------------------------------------------
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> > 
> >          Words that come from a machine have no soul.
> > 
> >                        -- Duong Van Ngo
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> > 
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