Merit Network
Can't find what you're looking for? Search the Mail Archives.
  About Merit   Services   Network   Resources & Support   Network Research   News   Events   Home

Discussion Communities: Merit Network Email List Archives

North American Network Operators Group

Date Prev | Date Next | Date Index | Thread Index | Author Index | Historical

RE: Systemic problems at Verizon

  • From: M. David Leonard
  • Date: Sat Feb 17 12:15:29 2001


	Here at ShaysNet (Greenfield, MA) our experience matches Richard 
Welty's.  NYNEX/BA/Verizon can't get ISDN working properly.  Hell, last 
month they managed to screw up 8 PRIs into UMass/Amherst from a 5ESS 
switch on Fearing St. four blocks away.  Seems the Lowell Switch 
Operations Group performed a load of new code for the switch in the 
middle of the day without informing any co staff.  I heard that co techs 
were telling digital techs that their test gear _had_ to be defective.  
Yeah, right.

	On this subject, how common is it for an ILEC to have one group 
modifying a switch load without informimg the co techs?  Does this happen 
all the time?  Don't they have _any_ monitoring capability?


					David Leonard
					ShaysNet


On Sat, 17 Feb 2001, deeann mikula wrote:

> 
> On Sat, 17 Feb 2001, Richard Welty wrote:
> 
> >
> > Steve Sobol <sjsobol@NorthShoreTechnologies.net>
> >
> > > I've never, ever had trouble with Ameritech ISDN,
> >
> > ISDN, now there's a technology that NYNEX/Bell Atlantic/Verizon
> > has never been able to get right in the Northeast. Never, never,
> > never, never, never. there are rumors of working ISDN in some
> 
> 
> whoa.  my experience is completely the oposite.  (in BA/verizon
> country, in pittsburgh PA.)
> 
> i love my dedicated ISDN clients!  we have about 15 or so still left,
> and their connections are rock solid!  in my 3 years of managing the
> dedicated access customers, i've probably dealt with less than 10
> instances of real trouble with those lines.  (ie: not solved by
> resynching the isdn routers, but requiring calling in a bell tech.)
> 
> well, except for when we switched a few ISDN customers to adelphia...
> 
> 
> 
> deeann m.m. mikula
> director of operations
> 
> telerama public access internet
> http://www.telerama.com
> 1.877.688.3200
> 
> 
> 
> 
> 





Discussion Communities


About Merit | Services | Network | Resources & Support | Network Research
News | Events | Contact | Site Map | Merit Network Home


Merit Network, Inc.