Frontier Dark Fiber
Jay R. Ashworth
jra at baylink.com
Thu Aug 4 02:02:20 UTC 2022
"I wouldn't have thought that Frontier was able to offer dark fiber loops to
end user customers at any kind of reasonable product-scale".
Sorry; didn't know I had to show my work here. :-)
----- Original Message -----
> From: "Eric Kuhnke" <eric.kuhnke at gmail.com>
> To: "nanog at nanog.org list" <nanog at nanog.org>
> Sent: Wednesday, August 3, 2022 2:24:45 PM
> Subject: Re: Frontier Dark Fiber
> Any regional ILEC spanning at least a few counties in size will have some
> amount of inter-CO dark fiber, whether they want to sell it to any 3rd
> parties is entirely another question.
> On Wed, 3 Aug 2022 at 08:17, Jay Ashworth <jra at baylink.com> wrote:
>> I wouldn't have thought that Frontier was able to offer dark fiber, since
>> air distribution fan out is all GPON, is it not?
>> If their fanout was active ethernet it might be a different story but...
>> -- jra
>> On July 13, 2022 7:40:47 AM EDT, Mike Hammett <nanog at ics-il.net> wrote:
>>> I'm looking for a contact at Frontier that can discuss dark fiber.
>>> My current account exec says they don't offer it, yet prior conversations
>>> with him and a previous SE revealed that they very much did (just didn't
>>> have availability on the paths I wanted at the time).
>>> Their web site highlights it fairly proudly.
>>> I'm aware that availability varies.
>>> I'm aware that they likely don't want to sell it.
>>> Mike Hammett
>>> Intelligent Computing Solutions <http://www.ics-il.com/>
>>> Midwest Internet Exchange <http://www.midwest-ix.com/>
>>> The Brothers WISP <http://www.thebrotherswisp.com/>
>> Sent from my Android device with K-9 Mail. Please excuse my brevity.
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