Are people still building SONET networks from scratch?

Christopher Morrow morrowc.lists at
Thu Sep 6 18:02:37 UTC 2012

On Thu, Sep 6, 2012 at 1:00 PM, Nick Hilliard <nick at> wrote:
> On 06/09/2012 17:38, Will Orton wrote:
>> The customer has a location in the relative middle of nowhere that they are
>> trying to build a protected OC3 to.
> Not sure if I see the problem here.  Show them the bill for an OC3 service,
> and then show them the bill for the equivalent ethernet service.  This
> usually works for me.  If they want to pay for OC3 when there's no
> compelling reason to, who are you to argue?

(remember, of course, to pad that bill by 8% so you profit more on the
more expensive link... go telecom think!)

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