[ale] isp questions

Alex Carver agcarver+ale at acarver.net
Tue Jun 16 20:50:52 EDT 2020

On 2020-06-16 13:50, Derek Atkins wrote:
> On Tue, June 16, 2020 4:39 pm, Alex Carver wrote:
>> If I can wait a bit longer they may have to upgrade the neighborhood on
>> their dime instead of mine.  Right now the copper system is very old and
>> deteriorating.  I've had to have the line crew out twice because the
>> pair I was on had degraded.  On the last visit the crew told me that the
>> neighborhood only had two spare pairs, all the others were in use.
>> Because of the two calls the two spares are gone and we're now with zero
>> spares.  They told me one more outage would force them to replace
>> everything because they would not have the spares.  So we'll see what
>> happens.
> Sounds like they just told you how to force their hand!!!

Maybe :)  We'll see if it actually comes to pass.  It would require a
lot of digging to fix since half the neighborhood is underground.

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