mid-town connectivity

Charles Sprickman spork at bway.net
Fri Mar 14 12:43:14 EDT 2014

>From phone, apologies for top-post. 

We have 3 metro Ethernet providers as well as "EOC" (bonded symmetric dsl w/real cpe).  Very flexible options as far as provisioning and supporting services. And of course, native IPv6.  And incentives if you help get building mgmt onboard with dropping equipment in the  telco closet. 


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On Mar 14, 2014, at 10:52 AM, George Rosamond <george at ceetonetechnology.com> wrote:

> Here's my problem:
> mid-town crappy connectivity.  We have full control of building, roof, etc.
> TWC "business" class is supposed to be around 20m down, which only
> reflects in testing on the TWC test site.   So add the usual lies and
> latency that their network bundles (for free :) and it's 5m with any
> other test site, wget, etc.
> The uptime is horrific for a 24/7 business.
> FIOS not available.  The copper is crappy in the area.  Verizon ethernet
> has a long lead time for installs, and is expensive.
> Towerstream WiMax is very expensive for comparable bandwidth.
> What are others using in midtown, between 34th and 42nd?  Custom ATT
> fiber, etc?
> Why is this not a dead thread in 2014 NYC?  If someone says ISDN I'll
> realize my clock is broken.
> g
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