att or sonic "residential" fiber service at a "nontraditional" residence.

Scott McGrath smcgrath at
Mon Nov 2 02:06:39 UTC 2020

I’d say ‘it depends’ on the sales organization being willing to sell it.
 The non-profit also has to realize that they get the same service
restoration speeds and customer support that a residential customer gets.

On Sun, Nov 1, 2020 at 8:24 PM Mark Seiden <mis at> wrote:

> att 1Gb/sec symmetric fiber is about $70/month.
> their “business class” service costs >10x that price.
> if i don’t want an SLA, does anything keep a non-profit organization from
> ordering (from att or sonic) residential service at what normally would be
> considered a business location?
> sonic seems to overlay on the att fiber network (in parts of the sf bay
> area)?
> (say, for example, you have a caretaker who lives on premises and you
> terminate the fiber in or near the caretaker’s apartment…)
> (would this violate some tariff?  could they refuse to install?)
> (for me this harkens back to much earlier days where i would order dry
> copper loops intended for alarm purposes and run data or conditioned audio
> over them…)
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