In the referenced message, Roeland Meyer said:
> From: Stephen Griffin [mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org]
> Sent: Wednesday, April 04, 2001 3:18 PM
> In the referenced message, Roeland Meyer said:
> > My latest quote for a new DSL connection is 42 days. T1s
> are 6-8 weeks.
> > Bigger pipes are 2-6 months for the fastest response, many
> cases are longer.
> > Back to business failures, the DSL world is looking rocky
> at best. Rythms
> > isn't looking very solid and neither is Covad. Some of the
> > customers are not going with either, electing to go with
> the local RBOC
> > instead (despite the hassles and long lead-times). What
> many businesses
> > really need is true multi-homing.
> So, if people picked better providers, they wouldn't need to
> You feel you need to multihome, because you keep picking DSL,
> which just
> isn't a good choce for "mission critical applications".
You can think that way all you want to, right up to the time when your local
RBOC decides it will no longer serve you. At which time, good luck shoving
those bytes down the wire.
I may be stupid or something, but the above doesn't appear to make the
least bit of sense. Do you have data that the RBOCs and CLECs are moving
out of the circuit (DS0 on up) delivery business?