Did Internet Founders Actually Anticipate Paid, Prioritized Traffic?

Owen DeLong owen at delong.com
Fri Sep 17 14:22:05 CDT 2010


On Sep 17, 2010, at 9:44 AM, Michael Sokolov wrote:

> Leo Bicknell <bicknell at ufp.org> wrote:
> 
>> There really isn't a lot of choice, 2 providers, and some minor choice
>> in how much speed you want to pay for with each one.
> 
> Does that mean no CLECs like Covad or DSL.net who colocate in the AT&T
> CO, rent unbundled dry copper pairs and take it up from there themselves?
> 
> Does that mean no ISPs who buy/rent last+middle mile transport from AT&T
> ADSL network at Layer 2 (ATM) and provide their own IP layer?
> 
> MS

In many metros, yes.

Owen





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