[nycbug-talk] Verizon Woes got you down?
Tue Dec 20 12:32:54 EST 2005
On Dec 20, 2005, at 12:28 PM, Jonathan Vanasco wrote:
> On Dec 20, 2005, at 10:57 AM, Isaac Levy wrote:
>> Sounds OK for my current application, a hard-use office LAN, (and
>> Verizon was popping out for 12-48 hrs at a time), so we figured it
>> can't be any worse than that :)
> Am I correct in guessing that this Is this the T1 nightmare you
> inherited from me?
Ayup- indeed it is. Wish you were here to see the it up man :)
> Cos yeah, that Verizon trunk was a (*#&$(*&% nightmare, and only
> reliable in the sense that you could count on it it constantly
> going down. I remember even switching between 3 different
> providers that assured me that they would somehow route it through
> a different service - and then find out it was still the same
> verizon line. The only difference in service I ever got were
> providers being more 'on the ball' about telling me that the
> verizon part of the line was having issues.
> needless to say, it was definately worth paying the extra $100 a
> month from one provider to have them call me and say "we're sorry,
> but there's an issue on the verizon trunk" before I had to call
> them and say "look into this please"
3 cheers for State-controlled monopolies! Hip Hip Horay!
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