[kwlug-disc] YAK Internet + Home Phone deal for Kitchener

Kevin norwood.kevin at gmail.com
Tue Apr 13 15:45:56 EDT 2010


On 13/04/2010 11:32 AM, Kyle Spaans wrote:
> On Tue, Apr 13, 2010 at 11:19 AM, Colin Mackay<zixiekat at gmail.com>  wrote:
>    
>> > From what I am told...
>>
>> Yak is running their own fiber to the CO, bypassing Bell.  So your
>> landline connection runs through the POTS multiplexers to the CO, then
>> immediately onto Yak owned Fiber, and then out through their
>> connection to a major backbone.
>>      
> The way I understand it is that Yak colocates their own DSLAMs in COs. And
> the Bell DSLAM is where the throttling is usually done, hence you can get around
> that. I'm sure they also have their own backbone stuff after the DSLAM as well.
> (I believe that Teksavvy also has their own backbone stuff, partly, but no DSLAM
> of their own. Primus apparently also has their own DSLAMS.)
>
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(please excuse) I have been hijacked by primus in the past for their 
phone service....I do not now, 'nor will I ever refer someone to that 
low life company. Sorry but 2x in less than 1 year is a little much.



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