Re: K56Flex vs. X2 (Boardwatch article)

Billy J. Younts ( (no email) )
Thu, 26 Mar 1998 15:47:50 -0500

Where does this great service exist?

Billy J. Younts, Jr.
Network Operations Manager
MTECnet, Inc.

-----Original Message-----
From: Greg Stark <>
To: <>
Date: Thursday, March 26, 1998 3:39 PM
Subject: Re: K56Flex vs. X2 (Boardwatch article)

>Michael Whisenant <> writes:
>> Actually the real issue is in the local loop. We have worked with
>> BellSouth, Seimens, Nortel, Lucent, USR and found several keys in how to
>> improve the chances of reliable 56K connections. Like if the subscriber
>> line is build out at less than 3db what steps to take, vs a customer site
>> that is over 10db loss.
>> We have challenged any local, regional, or national ISP to
>> outperform our connect and throughput speeds and no one took our
>> challenge. The regional or national could not really afford at
>> 19.95 to match our level of service, and the other locals decided
>> not.
>Maybe you could share some of your discoveries? This list is for
>people with similar problems and neesd to communicate and help each
>other, not just advertise our own superiority.
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