ISP Unbundling circuits

Jeffrey Lyon jeffrey.lyon at
Thu Jan 29 20:41:49 UTC 2009

I think they should pay *you* a deinstall fee just for suggesting
something like that.


On Thu, Jan 29, 2009 at 3:35 PM, JC Dill <jcdill.lists at> wrote:
> Mark Kent wrote:
>> On a slightly related topic, a US-based colo outfit used by a company
>> I work with wants a fee to disconnect power to the cage.  The tenant
>> had been there for years and, at contract renewal time, was lobbied
>> hard ($$) by the colo company to reduce power consumption.
> Did they mention a deinstall fee at this time?
>> The tenant worked for a few months and freed up 20 power circuits.
>> The colo then said that they had a disconnect fee for each power
>> circuit.
>> Now, I think a reasonable fee is $0.   The colo wants considerably more.
>> I won't bias you with the figure yet... please let me know what you
>> think is reasonable, either by experience or just as a thought exercise.
> I think a reasonable fee is whatever is set in their contract - which I
> suspect is $0.  You can't just tack on fees like this afterwards.
> jc

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