[Chugalug] EPB articles at timesfreepress.com

David Snyder davids at volstate.net
Thu Oct 4 14:07:13 UTC 2012

Hi Dave,

So far for us, no dice.  We are not allowed to play utilizing those rates - which I am HAPPY to pay.

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From: chugalug-bounces at chugalug.org [mailto:chugalug-bounces at chugalug.org] On Behalf Of Dave Brockman
Sent: Thursday, October 04, 2012 10:05 AM
To: Chattanooga Unix Gnu Android Linux Users Group
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On 10/4/2012 9:56 AM, David Snyder wrote:
> So did I.  BTW, their rate of $9000 per month is actually higher than 
> private market prices for a ?gig?.
> We also have been asking EPB to ?open? their network to us.  We want 
> to provide our services over their publicly owned fiber network.  The 
> idea is that my company would interconnect with EPB and utilize them 
> for ?loops?, not even using their bandwidth to deliver services.  We 
> would sell the EPB loops at full retail small business rates.  So far, 
> that idea has not gotten anywhere in over
> 2 years.  EPB is not only wasting Chattanooga?s dollars on this
> network, they are also not even trying to be ?open?.   This is
> Government competition with small business ? they are NOT small 
> business friendly as they would prefer that small service providers go 
> away.

They have what you want.... but it will cost you $125/month per site, plus a charge at your location/interconnect.  I stick with my stance that their service should be Layer 2 or below only....



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