Muni Fiber and Politics

John Osmon josmon at
Wed Aug 6 17:08:10 UTC 2014

On Wed, Aug 06, 2014 at 10:23:55AM -0500, Leo Bicknell wrote:
> By drawing an (admittedly somewhat arbitrary) boundary between L1/L2 and L3-L7,
> I think a situation can be created where there is maximum flexibility on both
> sides of that boundary, and the least chance of "stupidity" from players on
> either side.

I know of areas where multiple ISPs would welcome lit layer 2 services,
because of unfamiliarity with provisioning such.  So a mixed L1/L2
service where providers can "grow into" things could be very 
attractive in creating competition.

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