[nycbug-talk] Verizon Woes got you down?

Isaac Levy ike
Tue Dec 20 12:32:54 EST 2005

Hi Jon,

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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