Last Mile Design

Aaron aaron at
Fri Feb 8 19:17:56 UTC 2019

We run direct fiber connections to each house and business and terminate 
them on the same switches.  Our switches are housed in small "huts" that 
are dispersed throughout the city and each handle a specific area then 
the huts are all connected in a ring. It really comes down to what your 
geography looks like.


On 2/7/2019 5:46 PM, David Ratkay wrote:
> I am not sure if this is a easy question to answer. But I am wondering 
> what ISP's do for their residential and business customers for 
> designing POP's that they usually access to get theur traffic into a 
> given ISP and beyond. Is it usually a L1/L2 connection from the CE to 
> the last mile POP? Or L2 even within the last mile POP. Do you just 
> have POP's delegated to residential users and a separate POP for 
> business users. Or is it done on a geographical basis. So for this 
> region of City-A we manage both residential and business customers at 
> this same POP.

Aaron Wendel
Chief Technical Officer
Wholesale Internet, Inc. (AS 32097)

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