[Chugalug] EPB announcement

Stephen Kraus ub3ratl4sf00 at gmail.com
Tue Sep 17 18:23:24 UTC 2013


As long as EPB is routing their home fiber into a fiber backbone, the speed
should stay decent. Its when it hits copper that the ping will build up.


On Tue, Sep 17, 2013 at 2:17 PM, Phil Sieg <phil.sieg at gmail.com> wrote:

> Hmmm....
>
> Since I can feel little to no difference between 15/30/50/100 mbps as long
> as the ping is low on each of them, I see no real benefit.
>
> When everyone else in the WORLD has low ping/fiber then we'll be
> talking... Now I am the fastest truck in a slow convoy... and a convoy
> moves at the speed of the slowest truck.
>
> Meh.
>
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> On Sep 17, 2013, at 1:53 PM, Aaron welch <n2nightfall at gmail.com> wrote:
>
> Just got off the phone with the paper as they always ask my opinion when
> EPB makes announcements.  My take is that this is a really good marketing
> plan, but it has no real substance as EPB has consistently stated that "Gig
> Service" is only cheap if you don't use it.  I also stated that it is
> frustrating when businesses that can provide a real world use case for the
> network do not get a chance without paying extremely high service rates on
> the chance that we will consistently use the bandwidth.  Just my 2 cents.
>  Not an EPB hater, just want to see real innovation with what they have
> built.
>
> -AW
>
>
>
> On Tue, Sep 17, 2013 at 11:58 AM, Phil Shapiro <pshapiro at his.com> wrote:
>
>>   This screencast shows a visual representation of gigabit speed -- with
>> a file
>> transfer of 4.5 GB (the same as a DVD worth of data).
>>
>>   Takes less than two minutes.
>>
>> http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=c_dtKZLkXKo
>>
>>              phil
>>
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>> *Sent: *Tuesday, September 17, 2013 11:30:54 AM
>> *Subject: *Re: [Chugalug] EPB announcement
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>> Can we burn Iron Man an verizon fios in effgy?
>>
>> On Tue, 17 Sep 2013 11:04:59 -0400, Carey A <basic2point0 at gmail.com>
>> wrote:
>>
>> http://timesfreepress.com/news/2013/sep/17/epb-cuts-rates-gig-service/
>>
>>
>> On Tue, Sep 17, 2013 at 10:54 AM, Dave Brockman <dave at brockmans.com>wrote:
>>
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>>> On 9/17/2013 10:44 AM, David White wrote:
>>> > That's correct.
>>> >
>>> > WRCB just published this story a few seconds ago:
>>> >
>>> http://www.wrcbtv.com/story/23453283/epb-cuts-prices-raise-speeds-for-customers
>>>
>>> If
>>> >
>>> you go here:
>>>
>>>
>>> http://shop3.timesfreepress.com/chattanooga/view/epb-fiber-optics/stream-the-live-announcement-9-17-13/18221427
>>>
>>> and click the "View Website" you can view the entire stream on EPB's
>>> website without it being interrupted by the rotation.
>>>
>>> Regards,
>>>
>>> dtb
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