[olug] Two Competing Fiber Optic Utilities in One Conduit
Jeff Hinrichs - DM&T
jeffh at dundeemt.com
Thu May 6 10:53:44 CDT 2021
Is that symmetric or asymmetric?
On Thu, May 6, 2021 at 9:29 AM Justin Reiners <justin at hotlinesinc.com>
> hahaha no sadly
> Even Cox and Centurylink came in opposite sides of the building, and
> even said they'd refuse to colo some space in a closet with each other.
> We're laughably paying $200 for 1gig with centurylink now, we used to pay
> $3200/mo for 100meg back in the day lol.
> On Thu, May 6, 2021 at 8:19 AM Rob Townley <rob.townley at gmail.com> wrote:
> > The price of fiber optic service has dropped considerably which has
> > with it an unexpected problem - not enough conduit into the building.
> > anyone had any luck whatsoever getting a fiber optic installer to share
> > with a competitor existing conduit entering the building? They would
> > to meet up at a shared in-ground box outside the building, then merge
> > fiber runs into one conduit that enters the building. Once inside
> > building, go their separate ways.
> > The distance from the outside box to inside would be relatively short (
> > twenty feet or maybe much less) and straight, so even two thick cables
> > should make it through. I understand cables bind and wrap around one
> > another, but this is not a long curvey conduit. I also understand
> > wants the liability of the other damaging their equipment. Anyone had
> > with this?
> > p.s: Fiber Optic service has come down in price in so much, you might
> > to see if you can get a better deal than coax.
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