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Re: Funding for NAPs...
From: joliveto () cwi net
Date: Sun, 08 Oct 95 07:56:12 -0500

Based upon my understanding of MFS & the LEC's cost bases, they ARE making 
money at that rate.  It would be interesting to here if MFS & the LEC 

On Sat, 7 Oct 1995, Nathan Stratton <nathan () netrail net> wrote:
On Sat, 7 Oct 1995, Gordon Cook wrote:

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 

How is MFS and Ameritech making money at the NAP's then? $2,000 to 
connect to MAE-East including telco is vary good. How do they make money 
at that?


Jeff Oliveto                            Sr.Mgr. Operations Technical Services
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