[TriLUG] I need a really fast Internet connection at the,
ryan.leathers at globalknowledge.com
Thu May 25 09:03:31 EDT 2006
Don't think anyone sells Frame on a transport larger than a DS3 Neil.
He wants up to 100Mbps burst
On Wed, 2006-05-24 at 15:34 -0400, Neil L. Little wrote:
> I believe a frame-relay circuit would be the answer to resolve the
> problem. These can ride most any media.
> During my time with MCI Local, I saw a lot of retail stores such as
> Belks, Kohls, etc use factional T1's to
> transport POTs circuits, LD circuits and Frame-relay.
> It is ideal when you dont need a lot of bandwidth all the time. Its a
> lot cheaper than paying for a big pipe and its easy to upgrade.
> You would want to ask about Frame Relay Bearer Service.
> Neil Little, WA4AZL
> JARS Forever!! ...er TRILUG too!!
> >Greg Brown wrote:
> >>> Does anyone have a connection with something around a 100 meg burst rate?
> >>> If so, and if you don't mind me asking, what does a connection like that
> >>> even cost? How on Earth did you order it in the first place?
> >>> I'm getting beyond my "just call up cable company x and get another cable
> >>> modem" out there so it's time to start planning and thinking big
> >>> (bandwidth).
> >>> Any thoughts would be greatly appreciated.
> >>> Greg
> >You're going to need to contract with a commercial bandwidth provider,
> >someone like TWTC (Time Warner TeleComm) or BellSouth. BellSouth Metro
> >Ethernet probably isn't an option, but it's a reasonably inexpensive way
> >to go when you're talking 100Mb/s range. These pipes are not cheap,
> >expect costs to be, frankly, out of your budget. Then again, it never
> >hurts to ask. Ask about provisioning a DS3 (45Mb/s) or OC3 (155Mb/s),
> >that'll get you to the right department and probably speaking with
> >people who will, unfortunately, talk a language filled with words you
> >won't understand at first (google is your friend). Don't be too
> >surprised by costs in the 5-digit range, both as an installation and
> >monthly charge. Longer term commitments on the line will get you lower
> >costs on the installation and the monthly costs. If you can't figure
> >out who to talk to, shoot me an email off-list and I'll get you some
> >contacts for TWTC and BellSouth. Don't neglect to look for other cable
> >of phone providers in your area, but I wouldn't expect too much on the
> >outer banks (not a lot of fiber there, I suspect).
> >Aaron S. Joyner
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