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Re: Terminating many T1's
From: Dave Bergum <bergum () MR Net>
Date: Wed, 23 Jul 1997 12:30:49 -0500 (CDT)

On Wed, 23 Jul 1997 08:50:24 -0700 (PDT), Tom Eastgard <eastgard () nwnet net> said:

  Tom> On Wed, 23 Jul 1997, David Mercer wrote:
  >> On Tue, 22 Jul 1997, Ben Kirkpatrick, ELI wrote:
  >> > On Tue, 22 Jul 1997, Stephen Balbach wrote:
  >> > > 4. Chanellized DS3. Don't know anything about it - can MFS provide circuits
  >> > >    this way via a DS3 handoff? No CSU/DSU required? Any other costs/issues?
  >> > Channelized DS3 stuff only seems to be useful for putting mulitple
  >> > customers on a single physical circuit.  You need to be able to break it
  >> > out to the DS1 level for each customer.  Perhaps MFS, PacBell, etc can do
  >> > this?  It's probably just a matter of them defining that "product".
  >> > (I.E. Feed MFS a DS3 and they give a T1 to each of your customers.)
  >> US West !nterprise sells such a service, only for frame relay connections.

  Tom> Not quite true.  We have two CT3's on order from USWest (not !nterprize) 
  Tom> for plain-ol' T1 aggragation...this in the WA/OR area.

And, if you get this service over a SHNS (Self Healing Network Service)
ring that you can also get from USWest, you have extremely reliable links. 


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