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Re: ATTBI refuses to do reverse DNS?

  • From: Frank P. Tower
  • Date: Wed Jun 19 17:21:42 2002


>At 04:32 PM 6/19/02, Chris Woodfield wrote:
>
>>Time Warner agreed to do so as a condition of the AOL merger. Most other 
>>cable
>>companies are fighting this tooth and nail, and winning (see AT&T in 
>>Portland,
>>Oregon).
>
>And in doing it, so far they seem to only be allowing the likes of 
>Earthlink, not smaller providers. If anyone's got news to the contrary, I'd 
>sure like to hear it.

AOL/TW has authorized a smaller ISP (around 20,000 subscribers) in our
area (central Wisconsin) to offer service over their cable network.
Last I heard they were planning on a September start date.


>>-C
>>
>> > Was there not once upon a time there was a proposal to require cable-cos
>> > to provide what would effectively be layer-2 service to any IP provider?
>> >
>> > I think that requirement still stands in Canada, but until newer
>> > standards-compliant cable modems become more common it's "hard" to do
>> > and so nobody's doing it yet (and there is some whining on both sides).
>> >
>> > --
>> >                                                               Greg A. Woods
>> >
>> > +1 416 
>> 218-0098;  <gwoods@acm.org>;  <g.a.woods@ieee.org>;  <woods@robohack.ca>
>> > Planix, Inc. <woods@planix.com>; VE3TCP; Secrets of the Weird 
>> <woods@weird.com>
>
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>Daniel Senie                                        dts@senie.com
>Amaranth Networks Inc.                    http://www.amaranth.com


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Frank P. Tower                        NorthNet, LLC.
Managing Director                     phone:  920.233.5641
email:  frankt@northnet.net           web:  www.northnet.net







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