AT&T Dry Pairs?

Bret Clark bclark at
Thu Sep 30 22:12:47 UTC 2010

If the buildings are a 100ft apart, can't you just go with a wireless 
connection? Speeds would probably be better and no monthly fee!

On 09/30/2010 06:08 PM, Robert Johnson wrote:
> If your sales contact don't know what an alarm circuit is, go find
> AT&T's tariff filed with your state's PUC. It will contain the name of the
> service. This will take some digging...
> Verizon Maryland calls this an "Intraexchange local channel, regular voice
> grade" and they go for $15.53/month. There are a plethora of different types
> of "dry pairs" that you can order depending on the signal bandwidth of the
> circuit and allowed attenuation.
> On Thu, Sep 30, 2010 at 4:52 PM, Brandon Galbraith<
> brandon.galbraith at>  wrote:
>> Has anyone had any luck lately getting dry pairs from AT&T? I'm in the
>> Chicago area attempting to get a dry pair between two buildings (100ft
>> apart) for some equipment, but when speaking to several folks at AT&T the
>> response I get is "You want AT&T service without the service? That's not
>> logical!". Had no problems 3-4 years ago getting these sorts of "circuits",
>> but it appears it's gone the way of the dodo now. Any emails off-list are
>> appreciated.
>> --
>> Brandon Galbraith
>> US Voice: 630.492.0464

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