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Re: Inter-CO signaling?
US West is also doing this now. Welcome to TelCo HELL. firstname.lastname@example.org At 10:32 PM 9/10/98 +0000, you wrote: >> From: James Carlson <email@example.com> >> - If they're using channel banks between you and the >> customer's switch (like if they dropped you cheap T1s by >> putting them line-side on your switch, rather than trunk- >> side), then you lose. 24Kbps will be about the maximum. >> >Yes, BellSouth did something like that to us at our main dial-in bank >over last weekend. They've been running out of dialtone on the switch, >since we have so many lines (much more than they ever expected in a >rural area). > >Now, they claim that they only promise that we will receive 9.6Kbps per >line! We've been told this by several persons. We are getting >28.8Kbps. > >This problem has taken a lot of my time all week. > > >> - Some misconfigurations will merely cause lots of errors and >> poor performance rather than abject failure. Check AMI >> versus B8ZS (look for coding violations), and check for >> clocking problems (extremely frequent slips noted by FDL). >> >We had that problem on T1s, until we switched to PRIs. More expensive >per line, but at least they work better. ILEC equipment is in a >terrible state. > >WSimpson@UMich.edu > Key fingerprint = 17 40 5E 67 15 6F 31 26 DD 0D B9 9B 6A 15 2C 32 >