Muni Fiber and Politics

Scott Helms khelms at
Mon Jul 21 19:57:01 UTC 2014


I'd say your experience is anomalous.  I don't know which township you're
in, but I'd suggest you focus on getting a set of more effective local

Scott Helms
Vice President of Technology
(678) 507-5000

On Mon, Jul 21, 2014 at 3:50 PM, William Herrin <bill at> wrote:

> On Mon, Jul 21, 2014 at 3:08 PM, Blake Dunlap <ikiris at> wrote:
> > My power is pretty much always on, my water is pretty much always on
> > and safe, my sewer system works, etc etc...
> Mine isn't. I lost power for a three days solid last year, I've
> suffered 3 sanitary sewer backflows into my basement the last decade
> and you should see the number of violations the EPA has on file about
> my drinking water system. Only the gas company has managed to keep the
> service on, at least until I had a problem with the way their billing
> department mishandled my bill. Didn't get solved until it went to the
> lawyers.
> And I'm in the burbs a half dozen miles from Washington DC. God help
> folks in a truly remote location.
> > Why is layer 1 internet magically different from every other utility?
> It isn't.
> Regards,
> Bill Herrin
> --
> William Herrin ................ herrin at  bill at
> Owner, Dirtside Systems ......... Web: <>
> Can I solve your unusual networking challenges?

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