new guest room SSID for NANOG

Owen DeLong owen at delong.com
Tue Oct 11 07:19:05 CDT 2011


On Oct 10, 2011, at 9:44 PM, Joel jaeggli wrote:

> On 10/10/11 17:12 , Randy Carpenter wrote:
>> 
>> Very nice. I wonder if this is an option we could try to use in
>> future meetings. It makes sense, really, since we already have decent
>> connectivity for the conference areas, and we wouldn't be destroying
>> the hotel's outside connection (only their WiFi ;-) )
> 
> having negotiated or attempted to negotiate this as part of a number of
> hotel contracts, I'd note that while nice to have this is not always
> possible, so while I'd put it on the list, if it becomes a deal-breaker
> it would substantially reduce the number of available venues or result
> in payment of significant considerations to the hotel for the lost
> revenue from non-nanog guests to the hotel, for whom internet is
> generally an upsell unless included in their rate.
> 

Should be pretty easy to convince the hotel that upselling NANOGers
internet isn't going to result in revenue unless their network somehow
miraculously handles the load.

Instead, they can look forward to ~500 people wanting that charge
reversed on checkout due to the hotel's inability to provide sufficient
capacity.

Owen

>> 
>> -Randy
>> 
>> 
>> ----- Original Message -----
>>> Noah -
>>> 
>>> Very nice... I also notice it's IPv6 enabled. :-)
>>> 
>>> Thanks! /John
>>> 
>>> On Oct 10, 2011, at 5:43 PM, Noah Weis wrote:
>>> 
>>>> All,
>>>> 
>>>> The hotel is in the process of deploying an SSID throughout the 
>>>> guest room network that terminates to the NANOG external router,
>>>> rather than the hotel's gateway.
>>>> 
>>>> The SSID is NANOG-guest.
>>>> 
>>>> They stated it will take a couple of hours to be fully
>>>> operational in the guest room space.
>>>> 
>>>> As always, please let me know if you have any questions.
>>>> 
>>>> Cheers,
>>>> 
>>>> Noah
>>>> 
>>>> --
>>>> 
>>>> Noah K. Weis Verilan, Inc. m: +1-503-902-2491
>>> 
>>> 
>>> 
>>> 
>> 
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