[Asterisk-Dev] Anyone interested in sharing PRI/T1 capacity i n US (Virginia)?

Michael Bielicki Michael.Bielicki at Global-Gateway.net
Sun Mar 30 13:27:03 MST 2003

We are definately interested in both, the calls as well as the DID, can you 
give me some more details and timeframes ?


On Sunday 30 Mar 2003 18:23, alex at pilosoft.com shaped the electrons to say:
> If anyone wants NYC numbers, I'll do the same thing in LATA 132/224 (North
> NJ and NYC). My cost is 20$/concurrent call (not per DID!), and you can
> get as many DIDs as you want.
> I will also be able to terminate calls soon in LATA 132 for sub-1c/minute.
> Alex Pilosov    | DSL, Colocation, Hosting Services
> President 	| alex at pilosoft.com    (800) 710-7031
> Pilosoft, Inc.  | http://www.pilosoft.com
> On Sat, 29 Mar 2003, Steve Radich wrote:
> > I got quite a few responses; I'm going to just reply to the list for now
> > as I'll be quite busy until about mid next week.
> >
> >
> >
> > Our business in colo (really managed NT web servers more than colo) so
> > this is outside the scope of what we do "officially".  I'm open to either
> > doing this on an informal relationship with some kind of term commitment
> > from the partners (as we'll need to sign term commits on any capacity of
> > lines, being 24 to a T1 and that's more than we need ourselves) or a more
> > formal business relationship (i.e. profitable and support as well as SLA
> > instead of an informal relationship, but support is probably better left
> > to Digium than BitShop for Asterisk today).
> >
> >
> >
> > I'm open to suggestions from anyone on how to do this.  It looks like our
> > costs come out to around $15/month per line if I'm not mistaken + cost of
> > minutes. Bandwidth charges are probably not measurable amount.  I don't
> > have quotes yet on DID (?) numbers which I assume people will need
> > instead of dialing into our number <grin>.  I also don't fully understand
> > how local calls work - do you pay per minute like long distance - One of
> > our needs is local for cell phones?
> >
> >
> >
> > I see this as more a grass-roots effort to help the Asterisk community
> > more than a profit center; eventually we may want to turn this into
> > profit for end users (otherwise we'd go broke if we didn't think about
> > profits from time to time).
> >
> >
> >
> > If anyone interested in this has some time to bring me up to speed on
> > what the various T1/PRI differences are, and what kind of services we
> > need to ask the phone company for a quote on I'm open to their feedback -
> > I haven't had time yet to figure out exactly what we need in order to get
> > a quote.  If someone has an idea of who to talk to in order to order a
> > voice T1 please let me know.  I know AT&T, Deutsche Telecom, France
> > Telecom, Japan Telecom, Qwest, RCN, SBC, SingTel (Singapore Telecom),
> > Sprint, Teleglobe, Verizon, Ameritech, Cavalier Telecom, Cambrian
> > Communications, Dominion Telecom, Dynegy, Global Crossing, Pacific Bell,
> > Time Warner Telecom, Williams are all on-net in the facility our data
> > center is in, I don't know if they offer voice here though and don't have
> > contacts at most of these.  As you can guess from this list of some of
> > the vendors in our data center we're in a huge mega-colocation facility
> > on the east coast.
> >
> >
> >
> > Probably what would work best is meeting either online via IRC / AIM or
> > just talking on the phone to go over this.  If everyone wants to set a
> > time I can sign into the Asterisk IRC room to discuss this one night this
> > coming week - Maybe Thursday around 9pm EST (Just a suggestion, whenever
> > is fine really).
> >
> >
> >
> > Steve Radich - Colocation / Virtual Dedicated / Dedicated Servers
> > BitShop, Inc. -  <http://www.bitshop.com/> http://www.bitshop.com -
> > $149/month colo special
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Michael Bielicki
Managing Director
TAAN Consultants Ltd


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