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Re: dry pair
From: Wayne <nanog () wgustavus com>
Date: Fri, 29 Aug 2003 21:52:29 -0400
Austad, Jay wrote:
Most of the other responses have covered the various terms to try when
ordering this type of ckt. All I can say is good luck. I did this back
in 1994 with some HDSL modems from Pairgain and it worked like a charm.
(btw, I got the 2 ckts I needed for the connection by ordering 2
"alarm ckts" and then rewiring the separate jacks into a single jack for
Does anyone know to go about getting Qwest or a CLEC to patch through a dry
pair between two buildings connected to the same CO?
When I called to order one, no one knew what I was talking about.
However, this was before the days of mass DSL deployment and CLECs. The
local loop is managed a little tighter these days and ILECs are a lot
less willing to sell this type of service. As someone else said, even
if you can get a sales rep to sell it to you, getting it repaired when
it fails will be quite a challenge. Seems like business DSL would be
less headache in the long run.
- dry pair Austad, Jay (Aug 29)