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Re: Metro-area fiber providers (WAS Re: Cogent Communications?)

  • From: Dave Cooper
  • Date: Thu Dec 14 12:26:50 2000

Not that i am even remotely defending Cogent but 
how does Yipes plan to offer Internet at Gigabit
speeds?  Or is that more marketing fud.... 

Quoted from Yipes web page:

"Yipes is Faster. Yipes brings you the Internet at 
fiber-optic speeds, up to 1 Gbps"


Matt Clauson wrote:
> DISCLAIMER:  Even though I'm posting this from my personal account, I work
> for Yipes Communications, who is a competitor of Cogent.  Please take anything
> I say with the appropriate amounts of salt.  I promise I'll try not to advertise
> too much.  The comments I write below are mine and mine alone, however, and do
> not reflect on Yipes Communications, or my DSL provider, or anyone else but me.  ;)
> In fact, to be fair, about the only thing I think I can, or should, say is that
> there are other providers out there than Cogent.  There was a Slashdot thread,
> for those who care about such things:
> Working for a competitor, I shouldn't say much else at this point, lest it appear I
> be attempting to spread FUD.  If you have any questions about what we provide, please
> send them to me offlist and I'll try to get them answered.
> --mec