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Re: Funding for NAPs...
From: Gordon Cook <gcook () tigger jvnc net>
Date: Sat, 7 Oct 1995 20:58:21 -0400 (EDT)

That is correct.....  Pac bell and Ameritech bid zero cost because they 
get income from the NAPs by charging people to attach.   bellcore gets a 
small piece of change for providing research coordination with the two rbocs.

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On Sat, 7 Oct 1995, John G. Scudder wrote:

At 11:02 PM 10/6/95, Dave Siegel wrote:
The NAP providers (Ameritech, Sprint, and PacBell) do get some government
money.  As with all government funding, there is red tape, such as
providing services to R&E type stuff.

Ameritech doesn't receive any government funding for the Chicago NAP.  I
believe that Bellcore receives some government funding.

I don't think that Sprint or PacBell get any government $$ either, but they
should confirm or deny that themselves.

--John





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